Kyma Berta Dudley Simmons

January 5, 1933 - October 2, 2020

Kyma Berta Dudley Simmons, 87, of Stewartsville, passed away Friday, October 2, 2020. She was preceded in death by her spouse, Walter Loyd Simmons, Sr.; parents, Robert Guy Dudley and Bessie Mae Huddleston, and grandson, Mitchell Loyd Simmons.

She is survived by four children: Sandra Russell (Sparta NC), Wanda Edwards with husband, Percy (Sparta NC), Karen Bowers with domestic partner, Mike DeLong (Roanoke), and Walter “Loyd” Simmons, Jr with wife, Veronica (Moneta); seven grandchildren and ten great grandchildren.

Visitation will be at Lotz Funeral Home in Vinton on Monday, October 5, 2020 from 2 pm to 4 pm. A memorial service will be held at Shenandoah Baptist Church, Roanoke on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at 11 am with Pastor Mark Hopkins officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations to Stewartsville Rescue Squad are encouraged. Online condolences may be made at