Oklahoma Cemeteries Website
butterfly
image
Click here to break out of frames
This information is available for free. If you paid money for a
subscription to get to this site, demand a refund.




Dr. Milton Delbert Simmons, Jr.
October 27, 1927 - June 4, 2015
© Criswell Funeral Home
Submitted by: Jo Aguirre


Services for Dr. Milton Delbert Simmons, Jr., 87, of Martin, TN, formerly of the Bowlegs and Ada area, are 2:00 p.m. Monday at the Central Church of Christ, Bud Ross will officiate. Burial will follow at Rosedale Cemetery.

Dr. Simmons died Thursday, June 4, 2015. He was born October 27, 1927 near Bowlegs to Milton Delbert and Doris Tanneyhill Simmons. He graduated from Bowlegs High School and received a Bachelorís degree from East Central University. He worked for the Counter Intelligence Corps in Stuttgart, Germany. He later received a Masterís degree from Oklahoma State University and a Doctoral from the University of Oklahoma in Psychology.

He married Doris Cunningham December 17, 1950 in Ada. Dr. Simmons taught psychology at the University of Tennessee in Martin, TN for 30 years from 1966 Ė 1996. He was also the Chairman of the Psychology Department and the Vice-Chancellor of Academic Affairs. Dr. Simmons was a Pulpit Minister for the Church of Christ having served at churches in Ponca City, Rocky Ford, CO and Ft. Collins, CO.

H taught Sunday School at the Martin, TN Church of Christ. Dr. Simmons served in the U. S. Navy from 1945 -1947.

Survivors include his wife, Doris, of the home; two sons, Greg Simmons and wife Donia, Lexington, KY and Steven Simmons and wife Rachel, Gaithersburg, MD; and adopted daughter, Tamara Jordan of San Diego, CA; his grandchildren, Caroline and Daniel Simmons, Avery and West Simmons, Brad Simmons and Ginger Horton both of Martin, TN, and four granddaughters from San Diego, CA; two sisters, Pat Sidenstrieker of Lamar, CO and Reva Snodgrass of Perry; and two brothers, Frank Simmons and Scott Simmons both of Oklahoma city.

He was preceded in death by a son, Philip Simmons.

Obituaries may be viewed and online condolences sent to criswellfh.com.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada


|Rosedale Cemetery Page| |Pontotoc County Cemetery Page| |Home|




This site may be freely linked, but not duplicated in any way without consent.
All rights reserved! Commercial use of material within this site is prohibited!
© 2000-2021 Oklahoma Cemeteries

The information on this site is provided free for the purpose of researching your genealogy. This material may be freely used by non-commercial entities, for your own research, as long as this message remains on all copied material. The information contained in this site may not be copied to any other site without written "snail-mail" permission. If you wish to have a copy of a donor's material, you must have their permission. All information found on these pages is under copyright of Oklahoma Cemeteries. This is to protect any and all information donated. The original submitter or source of the information will retain their copyright. Unless otherwise stated, any donated material is given to Oklahoma Cemeteries to make it available online. This material will always be available at no cost, it will always remain free to the researcher.