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In Memory of

Jean Hinson Simmons

October 31, 1927 - August 9, 2017

Obituary


Jean Hinson Simmons, 89, died Wednesday, August 9, at her home. A graveside service will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Saturday at Park Hill Cemetery, according to Striffler-Hamby 4071 Macon Road Columbus, GA. She is survived by her two children, Pamela and Michael, and preceded in death by her husband, John H. Simmons, to whom she was married on September 5, 1946 in Opp, Alabama.
Jean was born in 1927 in Samson, Alabama, the daughter of Hadley S. Hinson and Sally Bedsole Hinson. Her siblings included Martha McLean and Julaine Schoelles, now deceased, and...

Jean Hinson Simmons, 89, died Wednesday, August 9, at her home. A graveside service will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Saturday at Park Hill Cemetery, according to Striffler-Hamby 4071 Macon Road Columbus, GA. She is survived by her two children, Pamela and Michael, and preceded in death by her husband, John H. Simmons, to whom she was married on September 5, 1946 in Opp, Alabama.
Jean was born in 1927 in Samson, Alabama, the daughter of Hadley S. Hinson and Sally Bedsole Hinson. Her siblings included Martha McLean and Julaine Schoelles, now deceased, and John Allen Hinson, currently living in Fort Walton Beach, Florida. On the death of her mother, she was reared from the age of 12 by her devoted grandmother Martha Jane Bedsole, and a favorite aunt Julia Calvert in Samson, Alabama.
She resided in Columbus with her husband and children from 1959 until her death. She was a wonderful caring mother and homemaker, devoted wife, talented seamstress, creative cook, avid reader, and gardener.
Donations in her memory may be made to Columbus Hospice and Grace United Methodist Church. Special thanks to Rita Alexander, Deborah Thomas, Vera Turner, and Judy Foster, the caregivers in her final days.
Online condolences may be offered at www.shcolumbus.com
Arrangements under the direction of Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, Columbus, GA.