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Reba Leona Jean (Gilbert) Simmons

February 28, 1924 ~ December 29, 2017 (age 93)

Reba Leona Jean Simmons, of Phelps, KY departed this life Friday, December 29, 2017 at the Good Shepherd Community Nursing Center, where she called home for eight years. She was born February 28, 1924 in Pocahartas, VA a daughter of;  the late Garnet Gilbert & Sadie Music Gilbert. Besides her parents she is preceded in death by her beloved  husband; Richard Simmons. a daughter; Sandra Jean McCannn, brothers; Barnes  Edwards, Clarence, Ralph, Garnet Jr & sister; Gladys Marie Sainsot, grandchildren; Glen Allen Gillispi  she leaves to cherish her loving memory, her sisters; Agnes Thompson of Phelps, KY  & Mary Alice Shelton (Arnold) of Elmer, NJ. grandchildren; Patrick McCann, ,Christopher McCann. She is also survived by a host of  friends. Honoring services will be at Grandview Memory Gardens Chapel with Pastor; Mitch Bowling officiating. Visitation will begin, at 10:00 A.M.  The funeral will start at a 11:OO A.M.  Tuesday January 2, 2018 with burial following in Grandview Memory Gardens Mausoleum. Bluefield,  VA   nurses & staff of the Good Shepherd Nursing Center who took good care of Reba. Arrangements are under the direction of Phelps Funeral Services INC. of Phelps, KY. If corrections are needed, please message me privately or you may phone the funeral home @ (606) 456-3926

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