Frances L. Simmons, 85, died Saturday, Dec. 15, 2007 at Mississippi Baptist Medical Center.
Services were held Tuesday, Dec. 18, from Stringer Family Chapel with interment in Bear Creek Cemetery. Stringer Family Funeral Home in Crystal Springs is handling arrangements.
Mrs. Simmons was a native of Copiah County. She formerly lived in Natchez and Key West, Florida and moved back to Crystal Springs in 1964. Mrs. Simmons was a retired beautician. For several years she made wedding and birthday cakes. She was a member of Crystal Springs United Methodist Church.
Survivors include: sons, Victor L. Smith and wife, Linda of Crystal Springs and William Michael Simmons of Byram; half brother, Hugh Jenkins of Hazlehurst; half sisters, Penny Buckley of Byram, Shirley Sessions of Atlanta, Ga., and Sarah Crones of Norfolk, Ark.; grandchildren, Jeff Smith and wife, Gigi, Eric Smith and wife, Aimee, Rachael Simmons, and Erin Simmons; and five great-grandchildren.