Shirley Holden Simmons

May 17, 1923 - December 3, 2009
Shirley Holden Simmons


Shirley Holden Simmons, 86 of Ash passed away December 3, 2009.

She was preceded in death by her husband Sherwood Simmons, her parents Richard and Dora Holden and a son Woody Simmons, one grandson and one great grandson.

Shirley is survived by her daughters Doris Bazen (Loranzie) of Trinity, Maxie Blizard, of Asheboro, Wanda Register (James) of Old Dock, and Mary Clemmons (Billy) of Supply, brothers R. W. Holden (Betty) of Kennedale, TX, Eldredge Holden (Chick) of Supply, NC, sister Nelva Brown (Linwood) of Supply, 15 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren, 14 great great grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.

She was member of Myrtle Head Baptist Church, loved canning, gardening, sewing and taking care of family.

Funeral service will be 2:00 pm, Sunday, December 6, 2009 at Mt. Olive Baptist Church, Hwy 17 S. Interment Inman Cemetery in Ash.

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  • December 05, 2009
    Thurston Cumbee says:
    Aunt Shirley was a hard working Lady and I remember her cooking some of the best cakes anybody has ever tasted. She is in God's hands now and at peace. My thoughts and prayers are with her family and I pray for God's Blessings for all of you. Love, Thurston & Family