Aliene Simmons, 97, of Jonesboro, passed away Saturday, June 27, 2020, at St.Bernards Regional Medical Center. She was born February 24, 1923, in Jonesboro, to Charles A. and Iva Bishop.
She was a member of Ridgecrest Baptist Church, where she played the organ for over fifty years. She was also a member of the Home Extension Club. Aliene enjoyed bowling, sewing and learning to play the violin at the age of 96.
Preceding her in death were her parents; husband of fifty-four years, Gerald Simmons; twin sister, Marilyn Holmes; infant grandson, Jordan Simmons; great-great granddaughter, Veda Faith Whitley.
Survivors include a son, Jerry Edward (Neda) Simmons; grandchildren, Jeriann (Mitch) Swindle, Jerrod (Shelley) Simmons, Jeremy (Annette) Simmons, Chelsey (Drew) Gadberry; great grandchildren, Abbi (Justin) Whitley, Lyla Davis; great-great grandchildren, Alivia, Abigail, Winni Whitley; niece, Teresa Wheeler; nephew, Mark Holmes.
Private graveside services will be at Jonesboro Memorial Park Cemetery with Robbie McMasters officiating.