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Mrs. John Ann Simmons, 88
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Mrs. John Ann Simmons, 88, of Sparta, died Aug. 7 at Life Care in Sparta.She was born Feb. 11, 1925 in McMinnville. Her parents were Delter Melton and Eliza Blair Melton.She was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 43 years, George H, Simmons Sr., as well as one sister and five brothers.She is survived by her son, George H. Simmons Jr., and wife Sharon of Signal Mountain; daughters, Kathaleen Replogle and husband Jim of Carthage, and Barbara Sorrell and husband Jim of Sparta. She is also survived by grandchildren, Andrew Simmons, Kelly Beck and husband Andy, Jay Replogle and wife Erin, and Hank Replogle, also great-grandchildren, Piper Beck and Griffin Beck.Funeral service will be at Central Church of Christ in Sparta on Friday at 11 a.m. Officiating will be Greg Nance.