Funeral services for Granny “Pete” Simmons, 89, of Bangs will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 26 at the Davis-Morris Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed at Greenleaf Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25 at the funeral home.

Pete passed away Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017 at her home.

Pete was born Aug. 1, 1928 in Buda to Ed and Bessie (Underhill) Allen. She married George Simmons on Jan. 12, 1946.

Survivors include her children, Marcie Simmons of Bangs, Cleta Long of Bangs, Janice Nance of Brownwood, Jerry and Brenda Simmons of Blanket, and Terry Simmons of Rising Star; grandchildren, Shawn Morrow, Tammi Costello, Kristi Hernandez, Georgia Harper, Selena Odom, George Long, Martin Vega, Cassia Ratliff, Katy Ratliff, Grason Ratliff, Amy Simmons, Jayce Simmons, Joseph Simmons, Seth Simmons, Sadie Simmons and Moses Simmons; and special nephew, Jimmy Miller and wife, Fredene.

She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; brothers and sisters; daughter, Peggy Jean Simmons; grandchild, Michial Miah Ratliff; and two great-granddaughters, Ashley and Samantha Hernandez.