Frankie L. Simms, 77, beloved father and grandfather, passed into the arms of the Lord on Friday, July 20, 2012. Service: 10:00 a.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church in Alvarado. Interment: Glenwood Cemetery. Visitation: 6-8 p.m. Monday at Clayton Kay-Vaughan Funeral Home in Alvarado.
He was born on March 19, 1935 in Alvarado to George and Ruby Bryant Simms. He married the love of his life, Suellen, in 1956. She preceded him in death.
Frankie had an intense love for his family. His life will live on through his children and grandchildren. He is survived by his son, Craig and wife Carolyn Simms of Crowley; daughter, LeAnne and husband Charles Byrd of Alvarado; brother, Carl Simms of Cleburne; sister, Doris Matthews of Irving; grandchildren, Josh, Kelsey, Ashleigh, Taylor; and great-grandchild, Evan.