Celebrating the life of Margaret Leaks Simmons
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Sister Margaret Leaks Simmons
A Time To Be Born:
Margaret Simmons was born on August 18, 1952 in Hernando, Florida to the late Leroy Leaks and Ruth (Leaks) Twiggs.
A Time To Love:
She was united in holy matrimony to Rev. Robert Simmons, Sr., on July 19, 1974.
A Time Of Growth:
She graduated from Citrus High School and went to work for Avante of Inverness. In 1974 she went to work for Florida Power Corp for 29 years.
A Time To Serve:
She served tirelessly at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church as Church Secretary, Sunday School Teacher and Youth Mentor until her husband was ordained and appointed Pastor of St. John A.M.E. Church, Weirsdale, Florida in 1992.
A Time To Remember:
Margaret Simmons was a dedicated, loving wife, mother, spiritual mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, mentor and friend.
She leaves to carry on her legacy, her devoted husband, Rev. Robert Simmons,Sr., her children, Lucinda Marsh (Victor), Waldorf, MD; Robert Simmons, Jr., Beverly Hills, FL; and Matthew Simmons (Athena), Inverness, FL; 6 grandchildren, Deja, Xavion, Xy'Han, Xi'Are, Ariana and Anayah;
Siblings: Shirley Futch, Hernando, FL; Leroy Leaks, Jr. (Rhonda), Clinton, MD; Dennis Houston (Stacie), Waldorf, MD; David Houston (Rebecca), Crystal River, FL; Carlette Barfield (Patrick), Crystal River, FL; Sheri Wright, Beverly Hills; Derrick Wright, Hernando, FL; Gregory Wright (Tammy), Inverness, FL; Ellen Boatwright (Joe Tribble), Hernando, FL; Christine Wright, Inverness, FL; Betty Goode (Harold), High Springs, FL; Cynthia Frazier, Dunnellon, Fl; Pamlamia George, Gainsville, FL; Ronald Graham, St. Petersburg, FL; Melvin Simmons (Mary Lynda), Hernando, FL; Alan Simmons (Evelyn), Gainsville, FL; Bruce Simmons (Vivian), Crystal River, FL; Diane Simmons, Inverness, FL; William Wayne Simmons, Ocala, FL; Juana Simmons, Hernando, FL; a loving mother in law, Freddie Lee Simmons, Hernando, FL; a special nephew, Frederick Simmons (Trenika), Tallahassee, FL; a special son, Lee Hollis, Hernando, FL; a loving godson, Stacey Tribble, Orlando, FL; a loving goddaughter, Brittany Houston; phenomenal support system, Georgette Bass, Dunnellon, FL; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
3451 East Lemon Drive
Hernando , FL 34442
4201 S Pleasant Grove Road
Inverness, FL 34452
Hernando , FL 34442