Willie Frank (Moonie) Simmons
Willie Frank (Moonie) Simmons

September 2, 1950 - November 16, 2012
Born in Albany, GA
Resided in Waycross, GA
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Mr, Willie Frank "Moonie" Simmons, 62, passed away peacefully Friday (November 16, 2012) at Hospice House Satilla in Waycross following an extended term of illness.

He was born September 2, 1950 in Albany, GA to the late Willie Frank Simmons, Sr and Mattie M. Salters. He received his early education in the Dougherty County Public School System and graduated from Center High School of Waycross, GA. Mr. Simmons served in the armed Forces and was a member of the American Legion and he was also a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Albany.

Remaining to cherish his sweet memory are his supportive mother, Mattie M. Salters of Waycross; a son, Kenneth Chapple of Tucson, AZ; one granddaughter, Antorya Johnson, a great granddaughter, Chasity Morris all of Waycross; seven sisters, Eula (Frankie) Bennett, Lizzie (the late William, Sr) Bennett all of Waycross, Princy P (Dudley) Edwards of Baltimore, MD, Alberta (Pastor Robert) Daniels, Hattie Norwood, Tamara Mack all of Valdosta, and Ella Green (Ralph) Richmond of South Bend, IN; two brothers, Michael (Zelda) Green and Frank M. Green all of Valdosta; three aunts, Lorraine (the late Ray) Baldwin of Alaska, Geneva Ellis of Tampa, FL, and Dorothy Green of Albany; two uncles. George Green and Ozell Green all of Miami, FL, and a host of nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, cousins and friends.

A service to celebrate his life will be held at 2:00 PM Saturday, (November 24, 2012) at Music Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery. Members of the 1968 graduating class of Center High School are asked to gather at the funeral home at 1:30 Saturday to serve as honorary pallbearers. The family will receive visits at the homes of Mattie M. Salters, 908 House St, and Sheinita Bennett, 951 Jackson St and from 1:00 until 2:00 PM Saturday at the Music Funeral Home.

Sympathy can be expressed by signing the online registry at www.musicfuneralhome.com.

Music Funeral Home is in charge or arrangements.

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Visitation
Music Funeral Home
1503 Tebeau St.
Waycross, GA US 31501
Saturday, November 24, 2012
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Cemetery
Oakland Cemetery
2410 Alice St.
Waycross, GA US 31501
Saturday, November 24, 2012
2:00 PM
Service
Music Funeral Home Chapel
1503 Tebeau St.
Waycross, GA US 31501
Saturday, November 24, 2012
2:00 PM