Mrs. Bernice VanWinkle Simmons of Batesville, Arkansas, departed this life on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at the age of 80. She was born July 6, 1937 in Bradford.
Mrs. Simmons was a member of Sunnyside Baptist Church at Bradford, and enjoyed reading.
She was preceded in death by her husband, three brothers, Onas VanWinkle, Jimmy VanWinkle, and Ted VanWinkle; and three sisters, Mabline Hickmon, Bury Guthrie, and Wanda Waters.
Mrs. Simmons is survived by one brother, Jay VanWinkle of Tucson, Arizona; one sister, Joyce Schulz of Batesville; and several nieces and nephews.
Arrangements by Jackson’s Newport Funeral Home