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Betty Washington

December 14, 1949 - January 27, 2020

Betty Washington, 70, of El Campo, Texas, passed away on January 27, 2020 in Sugarland, Texas. She was born on December 14, 1949 to Victor Simmons Sr. and Ethel Mae (Carter) Simmons in Columbus, Texas.
Betty worked as a home health caregiver for many years.

Betty is survived by her daughters Joyce Ashton and Erma Ashton, sons Larry Ashton and Paul Simmons and wife La Fredia, sisters Maggie Scott, Frankie Faniel, Delores Gibson, and Erma Jones; brothers Tommie Simmons and Victor Simmons, grandchildren Jennifer Ashton, Lance Griffin, Zion Simmons, Za'kiya Simmons, and Ranisha Johnson, great-grandchildren Jorrey Ashton-Garcia, Na'Viana Johnson, and D-Ona Woodard.

She was preceded in death by her Father Victor Simmons, mother Ethel Carter, daughter Janet Ashton, and bothers Milton Simmons, Robert Lee Simmons, and Robert Lloyd Simmons.
Visitation will be held on Friday, February 7, 2020 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM and Saturday February 8 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm at Henneke Funeral Home in Columbus, Texas.

Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 2:00 PM at Henneke Funeral Home with Pastor Lawrence Williams officiating.

Burial will take place in Columbus City Cemetery in Columbus, Texas.

Pallbearers are Torrie Jones, Joshua Rhodes, Zion Simmons, Cedric Simmons, Mark Ashton & Kimberly Jones.

Honorary Pallbearers are Norris Faniel, Frederic Ashton, Fred Simmons, Lance Griffin & Jennifer Ashton.

Memorials may be given to First State Bank of Louise, c/o Betty Washington, 206 North St., Louise, Texas 77445.


Betty Washington
December 14, 1949 - January 27, 2020



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