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Rhonda Lynne Simmons, age 56, of Hayes, died at her home surrounded by her family on Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019, following a long battle with cancer.

Rhonda cherished spending time with her family, traveling, listing to music by Jimmy Buffett, the Beach Boys and always in her flip-flops.

Husband, William L. “Billy” Simmons Jr.; parents, Ronald Thomas Sr., Leila Folk Thomas, and her brother, Ronald Thomas Jr., preceded her in death.

She is survived by her children, Michael Edward Owens, Elizabeth Marie Simmons; two sisters, Allison Thomas Hall (James), Paula Crowley (David), and two grand puppies, Alex and Sable.

The family will receive friends Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019, at Hogg Funeral Home, from 6-7:30 p.m. A service of celebration conducted by the Rev. Chris McMillan will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, Dec. 27, 2019, in Providence Baptist Church, followed by inurnment at Rosewell Memorial Garden Cemetery.

In memory of Rhonda, please consider contributions to Camp Kesem William & Mary