BEATRICE BROWN SIMMONS, departed this life on Tuesday October 1, 2019 at Ochsner Hospital Westbank. She was 80 years old and was a native of Triumph, La., and a longtime resident of Sunrise, La. She was also a longtime member of the First Mount Zion Baptist Church.
Daughter of the late Catherine Riley Brown and Dorsey Brown Sr. Widow of the late Charles ‘Shack’ Simmons. Devoted mother of Cathy Spears, Wilfred Taylor Jr., Charles (Shelia) Taylor Sr. and Laura Ann Simmons. Beloved grandmother of Justine Spears, Tremeka and Wilfred Taylor III, Malika, Chad and Charles Taylor Jr., Danny Simmons and the late Ryan Moliere Jr. Beloved sister of Dorothy Brown (late Everette Sr) Riley and the late Ruben (Bertha) Brown Sr., Dorsey (Juanita) Brown Jr. and Ceola Brown Mitchell. Devoted friend of Claudette Reddick and Victoria ‘Vicky’ Sylve. Godmother of Chrissy Lafrance, Roxanne Riley, Robert and Ernest Mitchell. She is also survived by 6 great grandchildren, several nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and devoted friends.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral service on Saturday October 12, 2019 which will be held at the First Mount Zion Baptist Church located at 32471 Hwy 23 Empire, La. 70050. The visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m. and the service will begin at 12:30P.M. (There will be no viewing after 12:30 P.M.) The church’s pastor Dr. Reginald H. Burl Sr. will officiate and entombment will follow in Mt. Zion Memorial Park Empire La.
The family will also receive guess for a visitation on Friday October 11, 2019 from 6P.M. until 8P.M. at Robinson Family Funeral Home located at 9611 Hwy 23 Belle Chasse, La. 70037.
Funeral planning entrusted to ROBINSON FAMILY FUNERAL HOME 9611 HWY 23 BELLE CHASSE, LA. 70037 (504) 208-2119
For online condolences please visit www.Robinsonfamilyfuneralhome.com.