OBITUARY: Barbara Ann Simms


Barbara Ann Simms recently of Lebanon, Tennessee passed away on Saturday, June 25, 2022, she was 92 years old.

Barbara Ann Simms was born in Whistler AL to Mable Clair Dunn and Husters Dunn.

She met the love of her life since 3rd grade, Albert Simms Jr, They married and created a home in which to raise their family. They lived most of their lives in New Orleans LA where she perfected her gumbo recipe. She loved playing golf, sewing, knitting, gardening, and making gumbo. Mrs. Simms was an active member of Immanuel Baptist Church.

Mrs. Simms is survived by her husband of 75 ½ years, Albert Simms Jr.; children: Patricia (Richard) Imms, Catherine Gray, Ramona Simms, and Cynthia (Dennis) Guidry; grandchildren: Chris (Elizabeth) Imms, Jenny (Jason) Hawkins, Nick (Audra) Guidry Ryan (Misty) Guidry, and Blake Guidry; 6 great-grandchildren; and sister: Peggy Parks. She is preceded in death by infant daughter Peggy Louise Simms, parents Mable Clair Parker Dunn and Husters Dunn, brother Husters Dunn Jr., sister Joyce D. Oliver, and grandson Ricky Dover.

The Funeral Service, conducted by Brother Mark Caruth, is 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 29, 2022 in the chapel of Sellars Funeral Home, Lebanon TN. The family will be receiving friends at the funeral home on Wednesday from 12 p.m. until the service at 1 p.m.

Sellars Funeral Home, Lebanon TN, 615.444.9393.


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