Frances Bliss Simmons, 89, of Alexandria, died on Nov. 13, 2013, at Mount Vernon Hospital surrounded by her family. Mrs. Simmons is preceded in death by her husband, BGen Edwin H. Simmons, USMC. She is survived by her children, Edwin Simmons, Jr., Clarke Simmons, Bliss Simmons Robinson, and Courtney Simmons Elwood; and five grandchildren.
A service will be held at Fort Myer Post Chapel on Jan. 23, at 3 p.m., followed by interment at Arlington National Cemetery and a reception at the Ft. Myer’s Officers’ Club.
The arrangements are under the direction of Cunningham Turch Funeral Home, Alexandria.