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Elbert Wilson Simmons

July 23, 1943 ~ February 6, 2015

Elbert Wilson Simmons, 71 of Sulphur passed away on February 6, 2015 in his residence. Elbert was born in Westlake and was a life-long resident of the Sulphur area. He retired from PPG Industries after 39 years. Elbert served his country in the U S Army, he was an avid fisherman, and loved dirt track racing. He was a friend to all who needed help. Elbert is survived by his wife of 49 years, Karen Burnett Simmons, of Sulphur; a daughter, Sheryl Simmons and fiancé Matthew Drogowski; and a son, Wilson Simmons and wife Debra; and 6 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Bois and Ema Simmons; and a grandson, Christopher Kelley. Funeral services will be held on Monday, February 9, 2015 at 10 A.M. at Johnson and Robison Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Cherry Grove Cemetery in Mittie, LA under the direction of Johnson and Robison Funeral Home. The family will receive friends on Sunday, February 8, 2015 from 2-8 P.M. at the funeral home and will continue on Monday at 8 A.M. until time of the service. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the family.

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  1. Sheryl, and family, I am so sorry for your loss you have shared some great stories about your Dad and I can see from his picture he was a very happy man. My prayers are with you. Sincerely Di Trask

  2. I am so very sorry for your loss. The Bible gives us comfort and hope. Isaiah 26:19 tells us that our loved ones will come to life again. One day there will be no more death, tears, pain or mourning. (Revelation 21:4,5) May these promises help you endure.

  3. My sincere condolences to the family. May God hold and comfort you in this trying time. The Bible assures us of a hope of seeing our loved ones again at Acts 24:15 which says, "And I have hope toward God, which hope these men also look forward to, that there is going to be a resurrection of both the righteous and the unrighteous." Under the rule of his Kingdom, the heavenly King Jesus Christ will resurrect untold numbers of people to life here on earth – but under peaceful and righteous conditions. To learn more, please visit JW.org. May God bless….


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