Willie Earl Simonds, 71, passed away June 23, 2020.
Willie was born Dec. 6, 1948 in Shuqualak, Miss. to the late Emmitt and Mary Simon.
Willie is survived by his wife Inez Simonds; Children Alen Hansen, Mary (Larry) Dowell Coary (Akia) Simonds, Erika Smith; Siblings Emmitt (Secedelia), Ollie Mae, Doris, Mac (Sofia Ann), Bobby (Tammara), Marilyn, Jerry (Jeanna), Stafford, Loretta, 12 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren and a host of family and friends.
Service will be held noon Friday at Glazebrooks Funeral Services, 2822 Nichol Ave, with burial at Maplewood Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 10am to noon prior to service.