Virginia Simmons

Obituary of Virginia Pegg "Jenny" Simmons

Virginia Pegg “Jenny” Simmons, 80, of Kernersville, NC passed away peacefully Sunday, February 28, 2021.


Graveside Funeral Services celebrating her life will be held 2:00PM Friday, March 5, 2021 at Oak Ridge United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will greet friends following the service at the cemetery.


A native of Guilford County, NC, Jenny was the wife of the late Bobby Lee Simmons and the daughter of the late Elmer Rankin Pegg, Sr. and Lenora Weston Pegg. She graduated with the Class of 1958 from Colfax High School where she played basketball and was named All-County. Jenny’s greatest joy was being a homemaker and loving on her children and grandchildren.


Survivors include her three children, Terri Atkins and husband, Devon of Greensboro, NC, Jeff Simmons and wife Saundra of Lanesville, IN, and Jennifer Simmons and Carl Chase of Pleasant Garden, NC; six grandchildren; five great grandchildren; and one brother, Charles Pegg and wife, Phyllis.


In addition to her husband and parents, Jenny was preceded in death by six sisters, and one brother


Friends and family may view, and sign the guestbook at


In lieu of flowers, memorial contribution may be made to Hospice at AuthoraCare Collective, 2500 Summit Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27405.


Graveside Service

2:00 pm
Friday, March 5, 2021
Oak Ridge United Methodist Church Cemetery
2424 Oak Ridge Road
Oak Ridge, North Carolina, United States