In memory of
Atwellyne Ruth Simms Deener
Atwellyne Ruth Simms Deener Memphis, TN Atwellyne Ruth Simms Deener, 76, of Memphis transitioned Friday, January 6, 2017. Widow of Curtis F. Deener. Atwellyne was a retired Montessori trained educator for the Memphis City Schools System. She leaves to cherish her memory three children, Darlene Brooks (Rodney), Minister Curtis D. Deener (Arita), and Stephanie Norfleet (Eric); sister, Annie Dawson of Memphis; brother, Willie Simms (Jean) of Peoria, Illinois, 10 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews, and one godson. Visitation is Friday, January 13 from 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. at M. J. Edwards Funeral Home, 4445 Stage Road, Memphis. Homegoing service is Saturday, January 14 at 11 a.m., New Hope Baptist Church, 2356 Elvis Presley Blvd, Memphis.
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