Mrs. Ruth Simmons, age 80, of Hopkinsville, Ky., died Saturday, December 26, 2009, at Skyline Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn. She was a member of Bible Baptist Church in Cadiz, KY and was a homemaker. She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Reverend H.D. "Bud" Simmons; Two Daughters, Shirley R. Ezell and husband, Billy, of Cadiz, Ky. and Brenda Thompson of Hopkinsville, Ky. One Brother, James William Rogers of Cadiz, Ky. Six grandchildren- Kevin Simmons, Heather Borders and husband, John, Scott Thompson and wife, Barbara, Darrell Thompson and wife, Kelly, Krista Silvy and husband, Neil all of Hopkisnville, KY, Holly Morrow and husband, Dumaka Shabazz of Antioch, TN. Eleven great grandchildren- Derek, Cheyenne and Amber Borders, Julie Word, Austin Thompson, Eric and Alana Silvy, all of Hopkinsville, KY, Jevaugn, Mecca and Medina Shabazz of Antioch, TN, Kisha and husband, Chris Gibbs of Clarksville, TN. Four great great grandchildren- Nathan and Killian Gibbs of Clarksville, TN, Addisyn and Kenson Word of Hopkinsville, KY. She was preceded in Death by: Father-Bernice Rogers and Mother-Elna (Carr) Rogers. Arrangements are being handled by Goodwin Funeral Home, Inc., 138 Main St. -P.O. Box 2050, Cadiz, Ky., where the family will receive friends from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM Monday, December 28, 2009. Funeral service will be at Goodwin Funeral Home of Cadiz, KY at 1:00 PM Tuesday, December 29, 2009 , Pastor Peter Santisteban, Bro. Christopher Paige and Chaplin Joby Brown officiating. Interment will be at Delmont Baptist Church Cemetery in Cadiz, Ky. Memorial contributions can be made to Cadiz Gideon Camp, PO Box 65, Cadiz, KY 42211.
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