Patricia Wilma Winona Weiss Simmons, 73, of Bennett Road, Stony Point, passed away Monday, March 6, 2017, at her home, after a lengthy illness.
She was born February 9, 1944, in Monroe County, West Virginia, daughter of the late Herman Weiss and Alice Burks Weiss. She was an avid writer and had worked in furniture and with the elderly. She was also a member of the Thomas Street Church of God.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Nila Elmore.
She is survived by her husband, Charles F. Simmons of the home; three sons, James Ross Weikle and wife Sondra of Catawba, Dason O’Dell Barber and wife Debra Ann of Stony Point, and Robert Wayne Ward of Hickory; a daughter, Alice Frances Johnson of Summersville, West Virginia; five brothers, Russell Weiss of Sherrills Ford, Billy Weiss of Maiden, Carl Weiss of Indiana, Thomas Weiss of Lindside, West Virginia, and Emmett Weiss of West Virginia; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
A graveside service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, March 9, 2017 at the Thomas Street Church of God Cemetery. Rev. Mitchell Rash will officiate. The family will receive friends 30 minutes prior to the service at the graveside.
Condolences may be e-mailed to the Simmons Family by visiting our website at www.chapmanfuneralhome.com.
Chapman Funeral Home is assisting the family of Patricia Simmons.