Bettye J. Simmers

July 12, 1946 ~ August 27, 2021 (age 75)


Mrs. Bettye Jane Simmers, 75, of Cusseta, GA, passed away on Friday, August 27, 2021, in Phenix City, AL. A graveside funeral service will be held at 1:00PM on Monday, August 30, 2021, at Parkhill Cemetery with Rev. Brandon Batten officiating. Friends may visit with Mrs. Simmers on Sunday, August 29, 2021, from 12:00-4:00PM.

Mrs. Simmers was born in Kosciusko, MS, on July 12, 1946, to Carlos L. and Mary Jane Bailey and was raised by Emma Ellard.  She was a member of River City Pentecostal Church in Columbus, GA. Mrs. Simmers retired from teaching elementary and middle school special needs children in the Chattahoochee County School System. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two husbands, Robert and Wendell, and two daughters, Rebecca Smith and Tammye Simmers.

She is survived by her grandchildren, Myryah White (Alphonse), David Smith, and Ryan Smith; by four grandchildren, Jackson, Skye, Mason, and Rylee; and by four sisters, Sheila, Renee, Carlene, and Leeann.

Way-Watson Funeral Home, 1052 Dr. Deryl Hart Road, Buena Vista, Georgia has been entrusted with these arrangements.

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August 29, 2021

12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Way-Watson Funeral Home
1052 Dr. Deryl Hart Road
Buena Vista, GA 31803

Funeral Service
August 30, 2021

1:00 PM
Parkhill Cemetery
4161 Macon Rd.
Columbus, GA 31907

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