Gretta Virginia Simmons, 73, died on Monday, March 15, 1999 at the University of Virginia Medical Center.
She was born August 25, 1925 at Cave, W.Va., a daughter of Albert Adam and Louella Beatrice (Moyers) Simmons.
She retired from American Safety Razor Plant at Verona.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel Forrest Simmons, on August 20, 1977.
Surviving are four daughters and sons-in-law, Carol M. and Gary Hott of Parsons, W.Va., Ella Mae Simmons of Churchville, Joyce A. and Larry D. Smith and Marie A. and Hames M. Brock, all of Waynesboro; two sons and daughters-in-law, Royal Lee and Nina R. Simmons of Spottswood and Donald and Cathy R. Simmons of Verona; a sister, Gladys VanPelt of Mount Crawford; a brother Lester Simmons of Spottswood; 15 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
A service will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Thursday at McKendree United Methodist Church Cemetery by the Rev. Donald Long.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 tonight at the home of Donald Simmons, Verona or other times at the residence.