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Saturday December 10th 2022
Mrs. Dorothy Leighton “Dot” Simmons, age 84, of Covington, died Saturday, December 10. 2022, at her son’s residence surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Edward Gilman “Jack” Simmons. Mrs. Simmons was born October 15, 1938 in Covington, the daughter of the late John Lewis Leighton and Carlena Lee Leighton. She was a graduate of Covington High School. Dot was employed as a cashier by Walmart for a number of years. A longtime active member of Covington Baptist Church, Mrs. Simmons cared for the children in the church’s nursery for over forty years. She was a member of Curtis A. Smith Post 1033 Veterans of Foreign Wars Women’s Auxiliary. Dot was a wonderful caregiver for several members of her family throughout the years and was the last surviving sibling in her family. Mrs. Simmons is survived by a son, Edward Lee Roy “Eddie” Simmons and wife, Nancy of Covington; a daughter, Victoria R. “Vickie” Simmons of Clifton Forge; a grandson, Justin C. Sizemore and special friend, Ashley Burns; a great granddaughter, Kaleigh R. Sizemore; a sister-in-law, Beatrice Leighton; and a number of nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Simmons was preceded in death by three brothers, John “Wimpy” Leighton, Ernest L. Leighton and James D. Leighton; a sister, Hilda Jean Leighton; and a half-sister, Lois L. Stuart A graveside service will be conducted at 1:00 P.M. Friday, December 16, 2022 at Alleghany Memorial Park with Harold Lambert officiating. Those wishing to attend the service should assemble at Loving Funeral Home on Friday by noon. The family suggests that memorial tributes take the form of contributions to Covington Baptist Church, P.O. Box 687, Covington, VA 24426. Arrangements are being handled by Loving Funeral Home; send online condolences at www.lovingfuneralhome1913.com. Afficher cette page en : Français Traduire Désactiver pour : Anglais Options ▼
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Dorothy Leighton Simmons Saturday December 10th 2022.
Death notice for the town of: Covington, state: Virginia