Janice Duncan Simmons, 81, a resident of Zachary, died on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021. She was retired, after working for over 30 years as a nurse. There will be a graveside service at Ponemah Cemetery in Bogalusa on Thursday, March 4, at noon. She is survived by one son, Leo James Simmons Jr. and wife Melanie Simmons of Tampa, Fla.; two sisters, Eva Edwards and Edna Ferguson; three grandchildren, Trez Simmons, Colby Simmons and Maitlyn Simmons; and three great-grandchildren, London Simmons, Stella Simmons and Vivian Simmons. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leo James Simmons.
Janice was a lover of life. Her pride for her family was only matched by her passion for caring for those she loved.
She loved to jitterbug, crocheting a blanket of your favorite colors, and making the best fudge and divinity every Christmas. As a nurse for over 30 years, she gained the knowledge to care for her many friends and family.
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