Funeral services were held Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2004, at the chapel of Colonial Funeral Home for Alton Simmons, 66, of Columbia, who died Saturday, Jan. 17, at Wesley Medical Center. Interment was in the Woodlawn Cemetery. Mike Grenn officiated, assisted by George Anthony. A native of Marion County, he was a forester and a member of the Apostolic faith. Survivors include two sons, Joey Simmons of Columbia and Tim Simmons of Foxworth; two sisters Gertrude Wiginton of Laurel and Lula Sue Powell of Columbia; a brother, Elton Simmons of Livingston, Texas; eight grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Colonial Funeral Home in Columbia was in charge of arrangements.
Click here to view the Memorial page for Alton Simmons at Find A Grave.