Lionel Leroy Simmons


A Home-Going service for Mr. Lionel Leroy Simmons, beloved son of the late Victor and Annie Simmons and cherished uncle of LaQuita Gay Simmons in his 77th year of ‘Capilano’ 4 Knapton Estates, Smith’s will be held at St. Paul A.M.E. Church, corner of Victoria and Court Streets Today, November 19, 2014 at 1 pm.Interment will follow at St. John’s Cemetery, Pembroke.Flowers may be sent.Relatives and friends may pay their last respects Today, November 19, 2014 from noon to 12:55 pm at St. Paul A.M.E. Church.Also surviving are brothers: Bernet and Hewitt Simmons; sisters: Gladys Barney (USA), Grace Simmons and Ilis Benjamin (USA); brother-in-law: Johnathan Benjamin (USA); special nieces: Valerie Smith, Dawn Grimes and Denise Simmons (god-daughter) other nieces and nephews; special great nephew: Jahrizhino ‘Jah’ Simmons and other great nephews and great nieces; great great nephews and great great nieces; great great great nephews; special friends: Jenny DeRosa and Family (USA), Larry Anderson and Mr. and Mrs. Larry Martin; numerous other relatives and friends, both here and abroad.He was predeceased by 3 brothers: Edward ‘Busta’ Simmons, Quinton ‘Bulla’ Simmons and Wesley Simmons; 3 sisters: Veronica Simmons, Violet ‘Pearle’ Jones and Cora Simmons; 1 nephew Anthony Barney (USA); 2 nieces Lynn Fubler and Dianne Zuill; 1 great niece; Iliss Marie Benjamin.