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 31, 2019
    Carl and Betty Jo Waters says:
    Thoughts and prayers for all of you as you go through this difficult time! May the Lord comfort you. Ou love

  • June 01, 2019
    Pamela Yates says:
    I remember the 1st Christmas Bill & I spent in Hubert. Bev welcomed me with some crocheted footie slippers. She always was thoughtful of me. We lost touch for many years but I will always remember her with love.

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