Suzanne Lela Blackburn Simmons

Monday, April 23, 2018

Suzanne Lela Blackburn Simmons, 72, of Franklin, TN, died Tuesday, April 17, 2018, in Vanderbilt Medical Center.

Mrs. Simmons was a Marshall County native, born December 19, 1945, daughter of Hubert and Melba Twitty Blackburn. She was a member of the Marshall County graduating class of 1963 and retired from the educational field after forty-one years of service as a teacher and guidance counselor in the Franklin Special School district. She was a member of the Methodist Church.

Preceded in death by her father, she is survived by her husband, Johnny Simmons of Franklin; daughter, Sherry (Jeff) Willhelm of Spring Hill; mother, Melba Twitty Blackburn of Lewisburg; and one granddaughter, Dalaney Willhelm.

A memorial service will be conducted by Mark Irwin for Suzanne at the First United Methodist Church Lewisburg Saturday, May 12, 2018, at 2 p.m.

London Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.