The Port Arthur News
C.L. Simmons, Jr., 87, of Nederland, died Thursday, September 18, 2013. He was born on May 6, 1926, to Lou Lee Perkins Simmons and Clarence L. Simmons, Sr. C.L. was a Army Air Force veteran and retired as an operator with Texaco following forty-one years of service. He was a longtime member of Hillcrest Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Charlotte Simmons; sons, Paul Simmons and his wife, Judy, of Hattisburg, Mississippi and Mark Simmons and his wife, Jimmie, of Orange County; grandchildren, Ellie Simmons, Brandon Simmons, Jermey Simmons, Sherry Stout, Jason Simmons, and Dana Simmons; great-grandchildren, Heather Stout, Lauren Stout, Kailyn Simmons, Kairi Simmons, Ashton Shultz, Malaki Broome Simmons, and Alyssa Simmons; sister, Jerry Presley; nieces, Donna Watts and Lisa Smith; great-nephew, Justin Kisner; and great- niece, Brandi Watts.
He is preceded in death by his parents; son, Kent Alan Simmons; and brothers, Leo Simmons, and Jimmy Simmons.
A gathering of Mr. Simmons’ family and friends will be from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Friday, September 20, 2013, at Broussard’s, 505 12th Street, Nederland. His funeral service will be 10:00 a.m., Saturday, September 21, 2013, at Hillcrest Baptist Church, 3324 Park Drive, Nederland with interment to follow at Memory Gardens of Jefferson County, Nederland.
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