Myrtle A. Simmons was born November 13, 1925 to the late Napolean Conners and Addie Mae Dawson of Mexia, Texas. Her parents, husbands, Edward Simmons, three sisters, Beatrice Williams, Rose Milner, and May Dell Conner-Turner, One brother Marvin Conner preceded her in death.
Myrtle A. Simmons was united in Holy Matrimony to the late Edward Simmons. No children were born to this union.
Myrtle A. Simmons graduated from Woodland High School in Mexia, Texas. She moved to Dallas, Texas where she lived and worked for more than (50) years.
Mrytle A. Simmons loved the Lord and confessed her belief in Christ at an early age. She was a faithful member of Community Bible Church in Dallas, Texas for over (30) years. Her Pastor, Ruben S. Conner Jr. was her friend and confidant. She served as a Deaconess and prayer warrior for many years.
She was a a very kindhearted individual who had a zeal for life and love for people. she never met a stranger, and her life touched so many people. She was committed to her family and friends, as well as her church.
Myrtle A. Simmons leaves to cherish her memory; Stepson, Edward Simmons Jr. (Jean), her surrogate grandchildren, Trena Bell, Joshua Bell and Marcus Bell all of Dallas, Texas, her first cousins, Willie J. Conner (Louise), and Climon Williams both of Ft. Worth, Texas, Ruben S. Conner Sr.(Geneva), Charles Conner (Betty),Alfred Conner Jr., all of Dallas, Texas Thressa Thomas (Wilmer of Waco, Texas and a host of nephews, relatives and friends.