Dennis Edward Simmons

 Dennis Edward Simmons, 83, of Ash Grove passed away March 24, 2022, at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Fresno, Calif. to Clarence Simmons and Bertie Stone Simmons.

Simmons married Loretta M. Turner on March 24, 1956, in Springfield. He owned several businesses in California and Missouri.

Simmons is survived by his wife Loretta M. Simmons, of 66 years; son Steven Simmons and wife Tammy; daughters Linda Garrison and husband Butch, Brenda Moore, Denise Coates and husband Tracy, Becky Vidana and husband Danny; brother David Simmons of California; eight grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his father Clarence Simmons and mother Bertie Stone Simmons, three brothers and one sister.

A private memorial service will be planned by the family at a later date with cremation under the direction of Birch Funeral Home.


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