Eva Diann Whitehead Simmons, 76, passed away Tuesday, January 4, 2022 in Marshall. Diann was born February 13, 1945 in Marshall to Frank Whitehead and Genevia Gibbons Whitehead. She had been retired for many years. She enjoyed spending time with her family, getting together with “The Golden Girls” and volunteering at the Clothes Closet. Diann was loved by many and will be greatly missed by all who were blessed to have known her. She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Tommy Whitehead; and sister, Judy Brown. Diann is survived by her children, James Perry Simmons, Tracie Simmons Craig and husband, George; grandchildren, Jake Craig, Lane Craig and wife, Wendy; sister, Jeannie Smith and husband, Bob; niece Jennifer Scasta and husband, Andy; great nephew, Bo Scasta; special childhood friends, Shirley George and Pat Oney; friend of over 30 years, Sandra Ramey; and other extended family and friends who loved her dearly.
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at Andrews Cemetery. On-line condolences may be made at www.meadowbrookfh.com.
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