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Obituary for Denise Welch Simmons

Denise Welch Simmons, 67, passed away Monday, July 27, 2020 at her residence in Ethel, Mississippi.

Graveside services are 2:00pm on Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at Parkway Cemetery with Rev. Tony Black officiating. Burial will be in the Parkway Cemetery.

Visitation will be at Culpepper Funeral Home from 12:30 – 1:30 on Wednesday.

Denise is survived by her husband Donny Simmons; daughters Penny Tillman (Clay), Jennifer Simmons (Yolanda), and Kasey Simmons (Meagan); brother James Lawrence (Martha); sisters Linda Burroughs (Kailey), and Carolyn Ray; grandchildren Katie, Amber, Trey, Kaleb, and Jordyn; and great-grandchildren Lanie, Koltin, Avery, and Riley.

She was born in Kosciusko, Mississippi to the late Floyd and Annie Katherine Jenkins Welch. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband Ira Spears; and grandson Robbie Jones.

Denise was a member of Central Assembly of God and a retired Assistant Teacher.

Pallbearers will be Katie McHenry, Ryan McHenry, Philip Jernigan, T. J. Dees, Chad Spears, and Michael Ray.

Culpepper Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.