The Port Arthur News
Anna Louise Wolfe Simmons, 92, completed her life’s journey on February 10, 2014 at Oak Grove Nursing Home in Groves, TX.
She was born in Magnolia, MS on April 5, 1921 and is preceded in death by her parents, Samuel and Lena Wolfe and husband, Walter J. Simmons, Jr.
Anna is survived by her children, Walter J. Simmons, III and wife Patsy of Port Arthur, TX, Janice Mass and husband Joseph of Baton Rouge, LA and Diana Tillotson and husband Thomas of Jackson, MS. Grandchildren are Jeff Simmons and wife, Kelli of Port Neches, TX, Jill Garrett and husband Jarren of Nederland, TX, Teresa Peneguy and husband Mark of Baton Rouge, LA, Jim May of Magnolia, MS, Rebecca Farahat and husband Parham of Tustin, CA, Hunter Galofaro of Poquoson, VA, Jason Galofaro and wife Michelle of Loganville, GA and Stacy Mangold and husband John of Brandon, MS. She is also survived by nine great grandchildren.
A celebration of her life will begin at Catching’s Funeral Home in McComb on Friday, February 14, 2014 from 5 - 8pm, followed by visitation on Saturday at Magnolia First Baptist Church from 1-2 pm and funeral services and interment in Magnolia Cemetery beginning at 2 pm.
We would like to thank Oak Grove Nursing Home and Odyssey Hospice for their exceptional and compassionate care provided for our beloved mother.
Memorial gifts in her honor may be given to: Girl Scouts of MS, 1471 West County Line Rd., Jackson, MS 39213/www.gsgms.org, Baptist Children’s Village, P.O. Box 27, Clinton, MS 39060/baptistchildrensvillage.com or First Baptist Church, 126 S. Clark Ave., Magnolia, MS 39652/Office@fbcmagnolia.com.