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Grover Cleveland Simmons, Sr
Birth: Oct. 20, 1884
Devereux
Hancock County
Georgia, USA
Death: Jun. 27, 1957
Conyers
Rockdale County
Georgia, USA

Parents: George Simmons and Alice Reese Simmons (both deceased).
Spouse: Lizzie Wells Simmons (deceased).

Grover Cleveland Simmons was affectionately known to his family and friends as "Bud." He was born in Hancock County but grew up and attended school in Putnam County, Georgia. On December 30, 1910, Celeveland married the former Lizzie Wells of Devereux, Georgia.

On October 31, 1927 he began work in the warehouse and yard of the Callaway Mill in Milstead (Rockdale County), Georgia. Shortly after gaining employment at the mill, he moved his family from Devereux (Hancock County) to Milstead. The family lived in a mill company house for 19 years before moving to Conyers, Georgia.

Before moving to Rockdale County, Cleveland was a member of Sandy Run A. M. E. Church in Devereux, GA. After relocating to Milstead, the family joined Rock Temple A. M. E. Church (Conyers, GA) where Bud was chairman of the Steward Board and Church Treasurer. He was also active in P. T. A. work in Conyers. He played baseball in his younger days.

Although he did not serve in the military service, he did register in the World War I draft as was required of all men in his age group.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to the staff of the George Levett & Sons Funeral Home, Conyers, GA.


 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Lizzie Wells Simmons (1894 - 1991)*
 
 Children:
  Rosa Lee Simmons Craig (1920 - 2013)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Green Meadows Memorial Gardens
Conyers
Rockdale County
Georgia, USA
 
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Record added: Aug 23, 2004
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Grover Cleveland Simmons, Sr
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