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DEACON IRVIN WARREN SIMMS

October 26, 1946 — July 30, 2022

Irvin Warren Simms entered into eternal rest on Saturday, July 30, 2022, at the age of 75. He was a native of New Orleans, LA and a resident of Gretna, LA.  Irvin was a graduate of L.B. Landry High School Class of 1965. He retired after more than 25 years as an operations engineer with LSU Health Sciences Center. Irvin was an active member of St. Paul Baptist Church and part of the deacon ministry. He loved all sports but especially football and the New Orleans Saints. Beloved husband of 47 years to Rosemary Young Simms. Devoted father of Keenan A. (Antoinette) Simms, Sr. Grandfather of Keenan, Jr., and Kaison Simms. Son of the late George Franklin Simms, and Eliza Legania Simms. Brother of Shelia Sentino, Jocelyn Payne, and the late Melvin, Eddie, Raymond, Malcolm, Franklin, Roland, Viola, and Lorraine Simms, and Idonia Simms Gwathney. Brother-in-law of Eugene Young, Sr., Thomas Moody, Ellenese Simms, Gloria Simms, and Shirley Simms, also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends. Relatives and friends of the family also pastors, officers, and members of St. Paul Baptist Church, First Free Mission Baptist Church, and all neighboring churches are invited to attend the Funeral Service at St. Paul Baptist Church, 1509 Monroe St. Gretna, LA on Thursday, August 11, 2022, at 10:00am. Pastor Orin D. Grant, Sr. officiating. Visitation will begin at 8:30a.m. until service time at the church. Interment: Restlawn Park Cemetery-Avondale, LA. Arrangements by Davis Mortuary Service, 230 Monroe St. Gretna, LA. To view and sign the guestbook, please go to www.davismortuaryservice.com.

 

DUE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC ATTENDANCE WILL BE LIMITED. IT IS MANDATORY EVERYONE ATTENDING WEAR A FACE MASK OR SOME TYPE OF FACE COVERING.   

 

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Visitation

Thursday, August 11, 2022

Starts at 8:30 am (Central time)

St. Paul Baptist Church

1509 Monroe St, Gretna, LA 70053

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Funeral Service

Thursday, August 11, 2022

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

St. Paul Baptist Church

1509 Monroe St, Gretna, LA 70053

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