Dorothy “Dottie” Knight Simmons, age 87, of Hopkinsville passed away Monday, September 16, 2019, at Christian Health Center of natural causes. Funeral Services will be at 1:00 PM Friday, September 20, 2019, at Maddux-Fuqua-Hinton Funeral Home with burial to follow at Green Hill Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM, Thursday, September 19, 2019, at Maddux-Fuqua-Hinton Funeral Home, Hopkinsville.
Mrs. Simmons was born in Christian County, KY on September 5, 1932, the daughter of the late Edward and Carrie Barnett Knight. She was a homemaker and a party planner. Dottie was a member of Kelly Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her son, Gary Michael Grace; her brothers, Kenneth Knight, Gilbert Darrell Knight, and Edward W. Knight; her sisters, Geneva Boyd, Opal Langley and, Alice Knight.
Survivors include her husband of 28 years, Bobby D. Simmons of Hopkinsville; her son, Ronnie W. Grace and his wife, Rene of Moreno Valley, CA; her step-daughter, Sandy Kearney and her husband, Ted of Clarksville, TN; five grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in her honor to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at 501 St Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105-9959.