Myrtle Lois Simmons of Opelika was born in Reeltown, Alabama to the late Hermie and Willie Sam Cannon on January 14, 1924 and passed away at her home in Birmingham on August 29, 2018. She was 94 years old.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Virnard Simmons; daughter, Margaret Dunson.
She is survived by her children, Dewey Simmons, and Cathy Simmons; sister, Polly Long, 15 grandchildren, and a host of great grandchildren as well as a numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and other family members.
Visitation was held held in the parlor at Frederick-Dean Funeral Home on Friday, August 31, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.
A graveside service was held in Union Cemetery Friday, August 31, 2018 at 2:00 p.m.
Frederick-Dean Funeral Home directed.