Graveside service for Barbara Neal Simms, age 81 of Fayetteville, will be conducted Friday at 1 PM at Stewart Cemetery with Bro. Tommy Graham officiating. There will be no visitation prior to the graveside service.
Barbara was born on July 2, 1939 in Lincoln County, TN to the late Thomas and Aliene Renfro Henderson. She worked as a fabric cutter for Jonathan Logan until their closing, and then she went home to care for her family. Barbara was of the Baptist faith. She passed away on January 20, 2021 at her residence.
Survivors include her children, Randy (Rhonda) Wilbanks, David (Wanda) Wilbanks, Jack (Donna) Simms, Jerry (Susan) Simms; granchildren, Wesley (Kelly) Wilbanks, Ashley Norris, Zachary (Erica) Wilbanks, Christopher Wilbanks, Christin Wilbanks, Mark (Brandi) Simms, Mindy (Joe) Jennings, Jennifer Simms, Jason Simms; great-grandchildren Trey, Jayden, Blakelynn, Baylin, Caiden, Chloe, Cabella, Brice, Braylon, Brady, Farrah, and Samuel. In addition to her parents, Barbara was preceded in death by her husband, Albert Wayne Simms, daughter, Debbie Pennington, and brother, Larry Henderson.
Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Ms. Barbara Neal Simms.
So sorry to hear that our dear “cuz’ Barbara has passed away. We were such good friends although we lived miles apart. Thank you David for calling our home to give us the sad news. Prayers for our family to heal for we lost an angel on earth who is in heaven now with our heavenly family.
I am so sorry to hear about Ms Barbara. She was very kind to me .I spent a lot of time with Debbie as a teenager. I will miss them both so very much. To Randy, Rhonda and David and family, I am so sorry for your loss. You will all be in my prayers.❤️
Thank you for your kind words.
Randy, Rhonda and entire family:
So very sorry for your loss. Prayers for all of you!
Love and Blessings,
Teri Marty Pitts
Randy, Rhonda and all of the family, I am so sorry for your loss.
My thoughts and prayers are with miss Wanda and all the family of Barbara. May you feel the embrace of the Holy Spirit’s comfort.
Jerry and Susan
I am so sorry for the passing of Mrs. Simms. You all will be in my thoughts and prayers. With Love Melissa
So very sorry for your loss. She will be missed
Randy, you and the family are in our thoughts and prayers.
So sad to hear this! My deepest condolences to all the family and friends! Barbara was not only my cousin, but a very sweet person and soul! I will always remember you Cuz!
We are so sorry for your loss. Sending love and praying for you all.
Van & Melissa Massey
Barbara, like her mother Aliene, was a beautiful lady and a gentle soul. She will be missed. Prayers for God’s hand to heal your hearts,
Cuz Sarah (Renfro) White Stemen
I’m so sorry for the family
I extend my deepest sympathy. Prayers for comfort for the family