KERNERSVILLE, N.C. -- Zoe Youngblood Simmons, 89, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2007, at her home. She was born May 5, 1918, in York County, S.C., to the late Truman Patrick and Hester Wood Youngblood. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, W. L. Simmons.
Surviving are a daughter, Brenda Beasley and husband, Billy of Kernersville; a son, Warren Simmons and wife, Penny of High Point, N.C.; two grandchildren, Benjamin Beasley of Kernersville and Heather Rand of Raleigh, N.C.; and one great-grandchild.
A graveside service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 20, 2007, at Zion Baptist Church Cemetery in Shelby, N.C. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today, Dec. 19, 2007, at Hayworth Miller Cain Funeral Home in Kernersville and following the service at the church.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be directed to Hospice of the Piedmont, 1801 Westchester Drive, High Point, NC 27262.