Bishop Freeman “Willie” Simmons, Jr. was born on September 25, 1932, and on Sunday, September 20, 2020, he entered into eternal rest at the age of 87. He is the son of the late Cordelia and Freeman Simmons, Sr. He is the Godson of Oristine Jackson and Mack Walker. He was preceded in death by his parents, Godparents and his loving wife Apostle Christine Simmons. His life legacy will live on thru his children Carolyn Johnson (Michael), Gilda Parnell, Paulette O’Conner (Willie), Gregory Cousin and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, relatives, friends and the Light of the World Family.
Services will be held on September 26, 2020, at El Shaddai United Ministries, 429 Sunset Drive, Slidell, LA 70461, Apostle Jenette B. Stokes, Host Pastor. Viewing will begin at 9:00am. Celebration of Life Services will start at 10:00am. Due to COVID-19 all attendees must adhere to screening prior to entering the sanctuary. To ensure the safety of all, these services are restricted to family & invited guests. So, please come by for the viewing. Final Resting Place will be House of Prayer, Light of the World Cemetery, 400 Indian Village Road, Slidell, LA. Professional Services entrusted to Affordable Funeral Home, LLC., 28105 Highway 190, Lacombe, LA 70445.
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