Joyce “Jo” Shubert Conner Simmons, 73, Lenoir City, passed away Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012.
She was a member of First Baptist Church Lenoir City where she served in the nursery for 20 or more years. Jo was a former member of Beta Sigma Phi and Pilot Club of Lenoir City.
She was a loving wife, mother and Mimi.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Bill Conner; parents, McDonald and Frances Shubert, and brother, Jimmy Shubert.
She is survived by her husband, Gary Simmons; son and daughter-in-law, Donnie and Marlene Conner, of Loudon; daughter and son-in-law, Tammy and Howard Cusick, of Lenoir City; grandsons, Josh Conner and wife, Diana, Ty Cusick and wife, Rachel, Bryce Cusick and wife, Chelsea; great-grandchildren, Beckett Cusick and Braylon Cusick; step-children, Angela Miller and Alex Day Bryan Simmons and wife, Angela, Adam Simmons and wife, Dorothy; step-grandchildren, Chandler Miller, Brooklyn Simmons and Bryson Simmons; mother-in-law, Frances Conner; brother-in-law, Eddie Conner; several nieces and nephews.
The family received friends from 5-7p.m. Tuesday at Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City. Funeral services followed at 7 p.m. with the Rev. Jim Clayton officiating. Family and friends gathered at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home and proceeded to Lakeview Cemetery for graveside services at 11 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church Building Fund, 2085 Simpson Road, Lenoir City, TN 37772 or Dixie Lee Baptist Church Building Fund, 14650 Old Stage Road, Lenoir City, TN 37772. Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City is in charge of arrangements. www.clickfuneral