Mary Louise (Holmes) Simmons, 63, of Cabot, formerly of Hazen, went to be with her Lord and Savior on April 12, 2022. Louise was born to BR and Betty Holmes on August 1, 1958 at Hazen, Arkansas. Louise was a homemaker and mother of two.
She is survived by her mother, Betty Jean (Matthews) Holmes of Cabot; her husband of forty-three years, Johnny Simmons of Cabot; a daughter, Jocelyn Marie (Simmons) Pannell of Cabot; a son, Patrick Allen Simmons of Beebe; two grandsons; Ryley Andrew Pannell and fiancée, Hannah Woodman of Beebe, and Emerson Lane Pannell of Cabot.
Louise was preceded in death by her father, BR Holmes, Jr. of Hazen; a brother, David Allen Holmes of Hazen, and her grandparents, Bernard R. and Edna (Harrison) Holmes, and Herschel and Daisy (Mills) Matthews of Hazen.
Louise was the valedictorian of her Hazen High School class of 1976, a faithful member of Faith Baptist Church of Cabot and an advocate of the ACC Book Ministry at the church. Louise will be dearly missed by her family and a host of friends.
Funeral service will be 2:00 P.M., Friday, April 15, 2022 at the Center Point Missionary Baptist Church in Hazen with visitation from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m., prior to the service.
Interment will be in the Center Point Cemetery.
The family requests memorials be made to the Faith Baptist Church in Cabot or the Center Point Cemetery in Hazen.