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Evelyn Simmons

Evelyn Kathlene Simmons, 77, of Abingdon, Va., passed away on Monday, January 3, 2022, at Johnston Memorial Hospital.

She was born in Thomas, WV, to the late Gilbert Rumer and Idella Harsh Rumer. In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by one brother, Arvin Rumer and one sister, Donna Riggleman.

Evelyn was an avid bingo player and also enjoyed her flowers. She loved spending time with family especially her great grandchildren.

Survivors include her husband of 59 years, Jerry Simmons; two children, Steve Simmons and wife Cindi; and Teresa Price and husband Tracy; two brothers, Alvin Rumer and Glen Rumer and wife Shelby; one grandson; two granddaughters; two step granddaughters; three great grandsons; two step great grandsons and two step great granddaughters.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, January 6, 2022, at Forest Hills Memory Gardens with Rev. Jerry A. Eggers officiating.

In lieu of flowers memorial gifts are suggested to your favorite charity in her name.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Frost Funeral Home & Cremation Services is honored to serve the family of Mrs. Simmons.


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