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 Clara Ruth <I>Beasley</I> Simmons

Clara Ruth Beasley Simmons

Newbern, Dyer County, Tennessee, USA
Death 5 Jul 2012 (aged 92)
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Burial Newbern, Dyer County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 93130344 · View Source
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Johnson-Williams Funeral Home Obituary
Newbern, TN
July 6, 2012

Clara passed away on Thursday, July 5, 2012.

Clara was a resident of West Chicago, Illinois

July 9, 2012

Ruth Simmons, 92 of West Chicago, Illinois died on Thursday, July 5, 2012, at her Residence in West Chicago, Illinois.

Born Tuesday, June 1, 1920 in Newbern, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late Earnest Beasley and the late Myrtle Jacobs Beasley.

She was a home-maker and member of the Church Of Christ in Chicago, Illinois.

Funeral services for Mrs. Simmons will be 12 Noon, Tuesday , July 10, 2012,in the Chapel of Johnson-Williams Funeral Home. Officiating this service will be Bro. Larry Cox. Interment will follow in Fairview Cemetery in Newbern, Tennessee. Visitation will be Tuesday from 10:00 AM until service time.

Mrs. Simmons is survived by one son, Dannie Simmons of Wilmington, Illinois; one daughter, Joyce Olson of West Chicago, Illinois; two brothers, James Beasley of Chicago, Illinois and Gene Beasley of Newbern, Tennessee; 13 grandchildren; 29 great grandchildren and 10 great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband Henry Simmons and a son, James Evert Simmons.

Pallbearers will be family & friends.

Online condolences may be made to the family at

Johnson-Williams Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Mrs. Ruth Simmons.

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  • Created by: D & J Cloninger
  • Added: 6 Jul 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 93130344
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Clara Ruth Beasley Simmons (1 Jun 1920–5 Jul 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 93130344, citing Fairview Cemetery, Newbern, Dyer County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by D & J Cloninger (contributor 47020801) .