Mary Sue Simmons

Mary Sue Simmons

January 23, 1952 - August 11, 2018

Mary Sue Simmons

January 23, 1952 - August 11, 2018


Mary Sue Simmons of Adamsville, TN

January 23, 1952 – August 11, 2018

Mary Sue Simmons was born January 23, 1952 in Selmer, Tennessee the daughter of the late James Marlin and Ruby Hickman Price. She was a graduate of the first class from McNairy Central High School.

She was united in marriage to David Wright Simmons in 1975. Mr. Simmons preceded her in death in 1979. Mrs. Simmons was also preceded in death by her sister Dottie Sue Evans in 2017.

Mrs. Simmons was a home health sitter to the eldery for most of her life until the grandchildren were born and her main and most important position became Nanny. Mrs. Simmons was a member of Piney Grove Church of God and after moving from Rosecreek to Adamsville, attended Calvary Baptist Church in Adamsville and occassionally attended with her children, at House of Mercy Church in Morris Chapel. Her greatest joy was helping her family. She always put her family first and sacrificed of herelf to help them.

Mrs. Simmons departed this life on Saturday August 11, 2018 at St. Thomas Midtown in Nashville, TN at the age of 66. She is survived by a daughter, Amy Oakley and husband Matthew of Adamsville, Tennessee; a granddaughter Emma Faith Oakley and granddaughter Caroline Elaina Oakley of Adamsville, Tennessee. She is also survived by Erika Nicole Briggs, whom she considered her daughter for the last thirty years, and Erika’s daughters Raiyana Stackens and Kylie Briggs of Selmer, Tennessee. She is also survived by a host of out of town family but locally, a nephew Jeff Evans of Adamsville, Tennessee, a great nephew Matthew Cole and wife Whitney and their daughter Gracie Mae of Selme, Tennessee. She is also survived by special cousins whom she considered her best friend, Debi Blakley of Hornsny, Tennessee and cousin Bobby Price and wife Rita and their daughters Kadeshia and Kieana Price of Morris Chapel, Tennessee.

Visitation for Mrs. Simmons will be Thursday August 16, 2018 from 10am to 1pm at The House of Mercy Church (29625 Hwy 69 in Morris Chapel, Tennessee) with a graveside service beginning at 1:30 pm at the Adamsville Cemetary located behind the funeral home and near First Baptist Church in Adamsville.


  • Date & Time: August 16, 2018 (10:00 am)
  • Venue: The House of Mercy Church
  • Location: 29625 TN-69Morris Chapel, TN 38361
  • Phone Number: (731) 687-3838

Funeral Service

  • Date & Time: August 16, 2018 (1:30 PM)
  • Venue: Adamsville Cemetery
  • Location: 303 Old Stage Road Adamsville, TN 38310

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11 responses to Mary Sue Simmons

  1. In memory of, Stephanie McCullar lit a candle

  2. Sorry for your loss. Sue was a great lady. Always smiling. You all will be in our prayers.

  3. I am so sorry for your loss. Praying for y’all during this difficult time.

  4. I’m so very sorry to hear about the passing of Sue. She was such a sweet kind lady. A Christian through and through. She’ll be missed by so many as I will miss her dearly. Praying for her family

  5. In memory of, Becky Griswell lit a candle

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