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Mother Rosa Simmons

March 24, 1930 — June 2, 2018


" Precious in His sight is the death of his Saints" ~Psalms 116:15

The Simmons Family & The Staff of R. Swinson Funeral Services take this opportunity to formally announce the transition of, 88 year old, Mother Rosa Lee Simmons of 1212 Dorcas Terrace (Kinston, NC) who went to be with her Lord & Savior on Saturday evening, June 2, 2018 in the privacy of her home.

A Triumphant Homegoing Service will take place 12Noon, Friday, June 8, 2018 from the Church of Faith & Deliverance with Pastor John Flowers serving as the eulogist. Committal Service & Final Burial Rites will follow in the Southview Cemetery.

Memories will last forever in the hearts of: four children, Carolyn Spruill (William) of Washington, DC, Van Simmons (Faye) of Kinston, NC, Tobias Simmons (Doris) of Wilson, NC, Paul Simmons, Jr. (Ramona) of Raleigh, NC, one brother, Otis Clark of New Jersey, grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Sympathy Cards & Floral Arrangements may be sent to R. Swinson Funeral Services 208 East Blount Street - Kinston, NC 28501.

Please be sure to keep the Simmons & connected families in prayer during this time of transition.

….Through it all, we have to hold to God's unchanging hand!

To order memorial trees in memory of Mother Rosa Simmons, please visit our tree store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Thursday, June 7, 2018

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Robert Swinson Jr. Memorial Chapel

208 E Blount St, Kinston, NC 28501

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Triumphant Homegoing Celebration

Friday, June 8, 2018

Starts at 12:00 pm (Central time)

Church of Faith & Deliverance

655 Sussex St, Kinston, NC 28504

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