Lena Jewell Gammons Simpson Holt was born in Macon County, Tennessee, on April 29, 1955 to the late John Leslie Gammons and Edna O. Dallas Gammons. She was one of five siblings born to this union.
In 1976, Lena was married to Joe Simpson, who preceded her in death in 1983.
Besides Lena’s husband and parents, two brothers, John Lewis Gammons, and Obie Robert Gammons also preceded her in death.
Being a housewife, she always took care of the chores at home. Lena enjoyed making ceramics, trinkets and jewelry in her spare time.
Lena had disabilities most of her life, but always made the best it and wore a smile.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church.
On Thursday, November 15, 2012 the Lord called Lena home. She will be greatly missed by her family and all who knew and loved her.
Funeral services for Lena Jewell Gammons Holt were conducted Saturday, November 17 at 2 pm from the Chapel of Alexander Funeral Home. Hollis Harrison, Tony Harrison, David Smith, Jerry Dallas, Jimmy Dallas, and Bobby Dallas served as Pallbearers. Interment followed in the Frogpond Cemetery.
Lena is survived by; Brothers, Carroll J. (Louise) Gammons of Fairview, TN, and Charles Edward (Dola) Gammons of Benton, KY, Nephew, Bobby (Angie) Gammons, Great nieces, Sasha, Brittnie, and Brandy Gammons, Great nephew, Logan Gammons, Great-great-niece, Gabby Davis.