Obituary of Estus Pete Simmons

Estus D. “Pete” Simmons died March 14 1960 at Sheridan, Washintgon, Louisiana.

Estus D. Simmons Dies at Sheridan

Estus D. Simmons of Sheridan died at 6:30 this morning at the family residence in Sheridan. He was 52.

The funeral party will leave the residence at 4 p.m. tomorrow for the Simmons Cemetery, where graveside rites will be conducted by the Rev. J. W. Magee and the Rev. J. B. Rocko. The Brown Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Simmons is survived by his wife, Mrs. Genieva Simmons; a son, Denman Simmons, serving in the Air Force at Clovis Air Force Base, N.M.; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lucius Simmons of Sheridan; three brothers, Ezra of Slidell, Lloyd of Freeport, Texas, and Jim of Sheridan; and two sisters, Mrs. Ethel Hennesey of Camden, Ark., and Mrs. Fannie Lee Foil of Franklinton.

Estus “Pete” Simmons

Estus Simmons, tinted

Estus Simmons, original

Estus (Pete) Simmons
13 Dec 1908 – 14 Mar 1960

No indication of photographer, place or date. I would estimate 1930s. I added a touch of quick hazy color for definition. There are several rusted cans on the porch rail and I believe through the window one can see a bed with a metal frame.

Estus “Pete” SIMMONS, son of Lucius Theodore SIMMONS and Annie (Knight) SIMMONS was born 13 Dec 1908 at Washington Parish, LA. Estus married Genieva. They had one son, Denman. Estus was a carpenter. He died of tuberculosis 14 March 1960 at 52. He is buried at the Simmons Pope Cemetery in Washington Parish, LA.

Estus’ obituary.