Simmons, Majorie “Joy”; age 81; of Pontiac, MI; born and raised in Evansville, Indiana; went home to be with the Lord on October 15, 2014. Beloved daughter of the late Major Johns and the late Carrie Giles Johns. As a teenager, she moved to Pontiac, MI with her dad, step-mother, Lilly McFarland Johns, and her only sister, the late Doloris C. Johns Watkins, and only brother, the late Walter Johns. A very close family, they looked out for each other and loved and adored each other throughout their lives together. In June of 1950, she united in holy matrimony to Berton Simmons, Sr. and they were married 64 years. Majorie leaves to cherish her memory: her husband, Berton Simmons, Sr.; children, Anita L. Simmons, Elaine C. Simmons, David L. Simmons, Lillian “Diane” Wims. Preceded in death by sons, Darnell Simmons (newborn baby), Berton Simmons, Jr. Majorie has 9 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren; along with a host of loving sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, cousins, and good and faithful friends. Viewing will be held on Sunday, October 19, 2014 from 12 Noon to 5 p.m. at Cobb’s Funeral Home, 151 Orchard Lake Road, Pontiac, MI 48341. Homegoing will be held at St. Stephens Missionary Baptist Church, 69 South Astor, Pontiac, MI on Monday, October 20, 2014. Family will receive friends from 10:30 to 11 a.m. with Services commencing at 11 a.m. www.cobb-swansonfuneralhome.comPublished in Daily Tribune on Oct. 19, 2014+Read More Share Listen to Obituary Remember Share a message, photo, or video below View all messages 2 "Mommie I will always love u forever and and day. U are my..."- Lillian Wims"I've had the pleasure of knowing Majorie Simmons since I was..." Add a memory or condolence to the guest book Add Message Please add or record a video for the family of Majorie Simmons Add a video + Please add a photo and share in the life story for Majorie Simmons Add a photo +

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