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Jerry Wayne Simms

Funeral service for Jerry Wayne Simms, age 70, of Fayetteville, TN will be held on Sunday, November 14 at 2 pm at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. Sonny Moore officiating. Burial will follow in Lynchburg Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be from Noon until 2 pm on Sunday at Higgins.

Jerry worked in the paint room and mold setup for Goodman Manufacturing. He was affectionately known as Skunky, and he enjoyed fishing and hunting. Jerry loved his children and grandchildren and spending time with them however he could. Jerry passed away November 11, 2021, at his home.

Jerry is survived by his wife of 39 years, Susan Noles Simms; daughter, Jennifer (Brian) Mitchell; son, Jason Simms; grandsons, Brice and Braylon Mitchell; brother, Jack (Donna) Simms; and mother-in-law, Martha Campbell. He was preceded in death by his parents, Albert and Louise Isaac Howell Simms.

Higgins Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Jerry Wayne Simms.

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#1 Comment By Judy Brown On November 11, 2021 @ 4:29 pm

Really thought a lot of Skunky ..so sorry for your loss

#2 Comment By Rhonda Honey Wilbanks On November 12, 2021 @ 6:01 am

Susan and family so sorry to hear about Jerry he always made me laugh every time I saw him out and boy did he love ice cream…Know you all are in my prayers my God give you comfort, and peace in the days to come…

#3 Comment By Gloria Capshaw “Ann” On November 12, 2021 @ 7:20 am

I’m so sorry to hear about your loss, Jack & all the family. As you know, I have many fond memories of Jerry. You’re in my thoughts & Prayers. May God hold you close & comfort you. Love you all, Ann Nix Capshaw

#4 Comment By jerry reese On November 12, 2021 @ 7:58 am

Sorry for your loss -Always enjoyed talking with Jerry

#5 Comment By James Doraynn Warren On November 12, 2021 @ 9:56 pm

I use to work with him at goodman he was a good man and a good friend prayers for the family
RIP my friend

#6 Comment By Van Massey On November 12, 2021 @ 10:18 pm

Susan, Jennifer, Jason, and family,
We are so sorry for your loss. He always had a smile and loved to tease. We are praying for you all to have comfort and cherish the sweet memories.
Van and Melissa Massey

#7 Comment By Jake and Emily snoddy On November 13, 2021 @ 12:31 pm

We were so sorry to hear about skunky….may God bless you all…

#8 Comment By Ashley Norris On December 6, 2021 @ 10:26 pm

Jennifer Jason and Susie and family so sorry for your loss! Jerry always made me smile with his smile he always had. I hate times kept us apart but yall have always been in my thoughts may God wrap his loving arms around you all during this time