Sara Simmons North

Published 5:15pm Friday, August 3, 2012

Mrs. Sara Simmons North, a resident of Notasulga, Alabama, passed away Wednesday, August 1, 2012, at the age of 92.  For the past several years she has been residing at Bill Nicholas State Veterans Home in Alexander City, Alabama.  Funeral service will be Saturday, August 4, 2012, from Salem-Macon Baptist Church at 2:00 p.m., with Rev. Bobby Carpenter and Rev. Mike Stephens officiating, burial to follow in Union Methodist Cemetery, Jeffcoat Funeral Home directing.

She is survived by her brothers, Clester Simmons of Notasulga and Charles (Nora) Simmons of Tallassee; sister-in-law, Myrtle Simmons of Opelika and several nieces and nephews.  Mrs. North is preceded in death by her husband, Henry D. North; parents, Herman and Ruth Walker Simmons, brothers: Virnard Simmons and  R. T. Simmons; sisters, Virgil Boulware, Mary Emma Adcox, Ola Ruth Mask, Tempie Ella Simmons and infant baby girl Simmons.

Sara was born on March 14, 1920, in Tallapoosa County.  She was married to Henry Devere North in 1946 and lived in Michigan before moving to Notasulga in 1989.  Sara served in the U. S. Navy during World War II and was a life time member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary and Disabled American Veterans.

The family will receive friends Friday, August 3, 2012 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., from Jeffcoat Funeral Home.

Online condolences are available at

Jeffcoat Funeral Home Directing, Tallassee, Alabama.