Doris Kay Simmons, 77, of Little Rock, went to be with the Lord, April 15, 2018.
Born January 13, 1941 in Little Rock, Arkansas, she was the daughter of Vernon and Kathryn (Major) Perkins. She retired from the Arkansas Securities Department and as Minister of Music at Cross Road Baptist Church. She was a member of Chenal Valley Baptist Church. She was lead vocalist in a gospel and country band. Her love and talent for music passed to her children and grandchildren. She loved people and animals.
She was preceded in death by her mother, father, and sister Sue Pettus.
She is survived by Earl Simmons, half-sisters Patricia Hart and Glenda Isclaw; half-brothers Wayne, Randy and Danny Perkins; daughters Colleen Thompson (Richard), Sharon Simmons and Robin Gallo; granddaughters Stephanie Renfro, Sarah Malcom, Samantha Craig, and 7 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 5-7 pm, Friday, April 20th at Roller-Chenal Funeral Home, 13801 Chenal Parkway, Little Rock. The funeral service will be at 10:00 am, Saturday at Chenal Valley Baptist Church, 1800 Rahling Road, Little Rock. Interment will be at Pleasant Hill Cemetery.
Greatly missed by all who knew her; she's free of pain.