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Gale Simmons

June 18, 1948 — October 7, 2021

Franklin, Tennessee

Gale Ulmer Simmons age 73, of Franklin, TN went to be with her Heavenly Father on October 7, 2021.

Gale was born on June 18, 1948, to Woodrow Wilson Ulmer and Beatrice Poore Ulmer of Laurel, Mississippi.

She was proceeded in death by her parents; her mother-in-law and father-in-law Longmire Simmons and Beatrice Graham Simmons; and her only sibling - sister, Clara Faye (Ulmer) Roark.

Gale was affectionately known to her family as “Gigi”.  Her family and those that knew her will forever remember her beautiful life.  She was an accomplished pianist, encouraging her daughters to play and enjoy the gift of music.  She also had a soft spot for animals, in particular her Goldendoodle, Henry.  Gigi would say, “Henry rescued me”.

Survivors include her loving husband of 53 years, Charles Longmire Simmons; her daughters Valerie Simmons and Stacey (Paul) Demastus; grandchildren Ava Demastus, Chase Demastus, and Zach Demastus; and nephews, a niece, other family members and friends.

A private inurnment will be held at Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens in Nashville, TN.  Memorial contributions may be made to Alive Hospice, Inc., 1718 Patterson Street, Nashville, TN, 37203

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