Beverly Yates Simmons

June 3, 1953 - May 24, 2019
Beverly Yates Simmons

Beverly Yates Simmons, age 65, of Wilmington, passed away on Friday, May 24, 2019, at the New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

She was born on June 3, 1953, in Jacksonville, NC, the daughter of the late George Hubert Yates, Sr. and the late Rena Eubanks Yates.

Beverly is survived by her husband of 35 years Rothwell “Rock” Simmons; daughters Jennifer Brown of Rocky Point, NC and Laura Simmons of Wilmington, NC; step-sons Rothie Simmons of Hampstead, NC and Brennan Simmons of Wilmington, NC; sister Gloria Parker and her husband Jim in Ocean, NC.; brothers George Hubert Yates Jr. and his wife Mary in Rocky Point, NC. and brother Billy Yates and his wife Donna in Hubert, NC. She is also survived by five grandchildren.

Her greatest joy in life was her girls. She was loved and will be missed by all who knew her.

She was everyones “Mama”.

A Memorial Service will be held at 6:00 pm on Saturday, June 15, 2019, at the Wilmington Funeral Chapel.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S.41st Street Wilmington, NC 28403. 910.791.9099.

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  • May 30, 2019
    Sadie Fonville Beadle says:
    I'm so sorry to hear of Beverly's passing. Grew up nearby long ago and I was in class with her brother Hubert, Jr. My sincere sympathy goes out to each of you --

  • May 31, 2019
    Joyce Caffee says:
    My thoughts & prayers for Beverly’s family. Beverly & Roth were our wonderful neighbor ‘s for years in Leland. We had some great times together. Wonderful memories of Beverly will always be with us! Loved her, Joyce & Billy Caffee

  • May 31, 2019
    Brenda Mickle lit a candle:
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  • May 31, 2019
    Bruce S Guthrie says:
    Thoughts and prayers with all the family.

  • May 31, 2019
    Frank and Barbara Coley says:
    Rothell, Billy, George and family, we are saddened by your loss. You are in our hearts and prayers. May God Bless