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Dollie Simmons

November 19, 1929 — June 24, 2019

Dollie Recie (Galford) Simmons, 89, of Woodbridge passed away, Monday, June 24, 2019, surrounded by her family, at home.

She was born November 19, 1929 in Dunmore, WV, a daughter of the late Wade Chelsey and Georgia Recie (Taylor) Galford and graduated from Green Bank High School. On December 26, 1955, she married Thomas Jefferson Simmons, who preceded her in death on February 21, 2014.

Dollie adored all children and after raising her own, she became a childcare provider from her home. She especially enjoyed helping to raise her grandson.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by three infant brothers; brothers, Thomas and Ben Galford; and sisters, Beulah Meiss, Mazie “Marie” Lowry, Beatrice "Virginia" Matheny and Gertrude Carpenter.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Gary Stoffregen of Woodbridge; two sons and daughter-in-law, Jimmy and Kathy Simmons of Reva and Jeffrey Simmons of Fredericksburg; grandson, Paul Botto of Woodbridge; granddaughter, Amber Simmons of Alta Vista; as well as great-granddaughter Kayla Botto of Woodbridge.

A graveside service will be held in Monterey Cemetery at 11 a.m., Thursday, June 27, 2019 with Rev. C. William “Bill” Cox officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Monterey Cemetery, c/o Nancy Sweitzer, 228 Triple Oak Lane, Hot Springs, Va. 24445.

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