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Jack L. Simmons

December 31, 1950 ~ January 8, 2022 (age 71)

Obituary

JACK L. SIMMONS, 71, of Jasper, Tennessee, passed away on January 8, 2022.  He was born on December 31, 1950, to Sam H. Simmons and Reba Rice Simmons.  Jack was a long-time jeweler and local business owner of Simmons Jewelry for thirty-eight years.  He loved gardening, fishing, and working on DIY projects.  Jack enjoyed his customers and took great pride in his work.  Most of all, Jack loved his family greatly, especially his wife and grandchildren.    

He was preceded in death by his parents, Sam Simmons and Reba Rice Simmons; brother, Willie Everett Simmons; sisters, Evelyn Cato, Sylvia Fry, and Millie Bitzel.

Left to cherish his memories are his wife of fifty-one years, Larinda Simmons; sons, Jeff Simmons, and Joe (Patch) Simmons; daughters, Lori (Jeff) Rawlins, Shelly (Steve) Kirk, and Becky (Jason) Murr; brothers, Sam H. (Pat) Simmons, Jr., David (Helen) Simmons, and Louis (Alice) Simmons; sisters, Louise Kincaid, and Treva (Bob) Mabbitt; grandchildren, Corey Kirk, Alexis Kirk, Jade Simmons, Austin Rawlins, Aidan Rawlins, Jackson Simmons and Emily Murr; several nieces and nephews.

The family will have visitation on Tuesday, January 11, 2022, from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm CST.  Also on Wednesday, January 12, 2022, from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm CST.  The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, January 12, 2022, at 2:00 pm CST in the Chapel of Tate Funeral Home with Pastor Wanda Rawlins officiating the service.  Interment will be at Pine Grove Cemetery in Jasper, TN.

Pallbearers are Corey Kirk, Austin Rawlins, Aidan Rawlins, Jackson Simmons, Michael Griffith, and Jacob Kintner.  Honorary pallbearers are Jim Kintner, Matt Simmons, Butch Cato, Tony Bitzel, and Jason Kintner.

The family would like to thank the nurses of Hospice of Chattanooga West, Janie Reeves, Darlene Griffith, Judy Griffith, and Whitney Shelton.  Thank you for your care and compassion during his illness.

Anyone wishing to make a donation, in lieu of flowers, can donate to Hospice of Chattanooga-West, in his memory.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to Tate Funeral Home, LLC., 950 Mel Dixon Lane, Jasper, TN  37347, 423-942-9500.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.tatefh.com.

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
January 11, 2022

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Tate Funeral Home
950 Mel Dixon Lane
Jasper, TN 37347

Visitation
Wednesday
January 12, 2022

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Tate Funeral Home
950 Mel Dixon Lane
Jasper, TN 37347

Funeral Service
Wednesday
January 12, 2022

2:00 PM
Tate Funeral Home
950 Mel Dixon Lane
Jasper, TN 37347

Interment following funeral service
Wednesday
January 12, 2022

Pine Grove Cemetery
no street address availabe
Jasper, TN 37347

Donations

Hospice of Chattanooga West
4296 Main Street, Jasper TN 37347
Tel: 1-423-942-0793
Web: https://www.hospiceofchattanooga.org/

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