Macon County Chronicle

Dorothy Lucille Simmons, 77

  Ms. Dorothy Lucille Simmons, age 77, of Lafayette, Tennessee passed away Monday evening, August 29, 2011 at Hartsville Convalescent Center. Graveside services for Dorothy Lucille Simmons were conducted Thursday, September 1, 011at 2 p.m. from the Drury Cemetery with Elder Guthrie Thompson officiating, Interment followed.

  Grandson, T.J. Tuttle, served as Pallbearer. Dorothy was born on January 8, 1934 in Jackson County, Tennessee to the late Herman and Littie Sircy. As a young lady she married and had one son. Barney. Later in life, Dorothy was married to Elder Hollis Ray Simmons; they had one daughter, Vonda. Elder Hollis preceded her in death on May 4, 1994. Besides her husband and parents; one brother, R.V. Sircy also preceded her in death. She was a seamstress working for Form-Fit Rogers for over 40 years, before retiring. Dorothy’s family came first in her life, keeping her grandbabies was what she loved the most. She enjoyed cooking and making big meals for her family and friends. Dorothy liked to research family genealogy in her spare time. She was saved at the age of 13 at Gladdice Missionary Baptist Church and was a member of Brattontown Missionary Baptist Church. Dorothy will be greatly missed by her family and all those who knew and loved her. She is survived by; Son and Daughter-in-law, Barney (Donna) West of Hartsville, TN, Daughter and Son-in-law, Vonda (Troy) Tuttle of Lafayette, TN, Grandchildren, B.J. and wife Stacy West of Lebanon, TN, Nicholas and wife Melissa West of St. Louis, MO, T.J. Tuttle and Jo Angela Tuttle both of Lafayette, TN, Brothers and Sister-in-law, Ronnie Sircy of Hartsville, TN, and Dan (Betty) Sircy of Smithville, TN, Great-grandchildren, Ethan West and Kipton West of Lebanon, TN, Kayson West of St. Louis, MO. Alexander Funeral Home, Directors, in charge of arrangements.