The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)


February 25, 2013

Madge Simmons

Sunday, February 24, 2013 — Madge Simmons, age 94, of Albemarle, passed away on Friday, February 22, 2013, at Stanly Manor.   

The family will receive friends at Hartsell Funeral Home of Albemarle on Monday, February 25, 2013, from 1-2 p.m.

The funeral service, officiated by Dr. Darrin Moore and Rev. Donald Johnson, will be at Hartsell Funeral Home’s Lefler Memorial Chapel on Monday, February 25, 2013, at 2 p.m. Burial will follow at Fairview Memorial Park.

Madge was born on August 23, 1918, to the late George Efird and the late Annie Efird. She is also preceded in death by her husband, H. Ardell Simmons.

She is survived by her sons, Gene Simmons and wife Kay of Denver and Boyd “Blue” Simmons and wife Frances of Hemby Bridge; four grandchildren, Lisa Chidester and husband Nathan, Neal Simmons and wife Carol, Pam Simpson and husband Bryine and Tracy Moore and husband Darrin; and seven great-grandchildren.

Hartsell Funeral Home of Albemarle is serving the Simmons family.

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