Group Title: Virgin Islands Funeral Memorial Booklets
Title: Funeral Booklet for George R. Simmons
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 Material Information
Title: Funeral Booklet for George R. Simmons
Series Title: Virgin Islands Funeral Memorial Booklets
Physical Description: Book
Language: English
Creator: Estate of George R. Simmons
Institute for Museum and Library Services (National Leadership Grant Award, ND-00026) ( Donor )
 Subjects
Subject: Simmons, George R.
Human relations
Funeral rites and ceremonies
Caribbean   ( lcsh )
Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States Virgin Islands
Caribbean
 Notes
Abstract: The Enid M. Baa Library of the Division of Libraries, Archives and Museums (DLAM) has acquired an extensive collection of memorial booklets since the early 1970's for U. S. Virgin Islands residents. Booklets are usually more than 10 pages long and give details of the life and family connections of the deceased.
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Bibliographic ID: CA01300443
Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: University of the Virgin Islands
Holding Location: Enid M. Baa Library and Archives, Virgin Islands Department of Libraries, University of the Virgin Islands
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.

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IN MEMORY OF

,. .


GEORGE R. SIMMONS

FEBRUARY 26, 1905-MAY 6, 1976






St. )honms, V.I.




ORDER OF SERVICE
Entrance Hymn "Thine Is The Glory"
THE PREPARATION


Hymn Sheet


Burial Anthem STU p. 391
Versicle "Alleluia, Christ Is Risen" STU 392 A.S. p.57
THE MINISTRY OF THE WORD


Greeting STU 392 A.S. p.57
Collect
First Reading Wisdom 3:1-5, 9 STU 393
PSALM 23
Second Reading 1 Cor. 15:20-26 STU 395-396
Hymn "For All The Saints Who From Their Labour Rest"
Hymnal No. 126
The Holy Gospel St. John 11:21-27 STU 401-402


Sermon
The Nicene Creed


THE PRAYERS


Intercession VI I
Absolution
The Peace & Peace Hymn


STU 68 A.S. 60

STU 109 A.S.99
"The Lord Bishop"
STU 70 A.S. 62


THE MINISTRY OF THE SACRAMENT
Presentation of the Offerings The Choir
The Great Thanksgiving (Standing) STU 71 A.S. 63
The Lord's Prayer STU 74 A.S.66
Communion Hymns:
"And Now o Father Mindful Of The Love Hymnal 189
"O Master Let Me Walk With Thee" Hymnal 572
Post Communion Prayers STU 404 & 405
Blessing The Lord Bishop
Hymn "The Lord Is My Shepherd" Hymn Sheet
Absolution of the Departed The Vicar
Dismissal Hymn "A Mighty Fortress Is Our God Hymnal 551




IuurOle .. airninosl was uorn on 31. Inomlas, v.i., on
February 25, 1905. Departed this life on May 6, 1976.

Mr. Simmons began his government career at the age of
16, working his way up from a messenger to the position
of Administrator for St. John; which Office he held for 25
years up to his retirement in February, 1975.

In addition to his service with the local government he also
served the Federal Government as Deputy Collector of Cus-
toms and Immigrant Inspector.

He was very instrumental in the establishment of a branch of
the Virgin Islands National Bank on St. John, and served as
the first manager of the Cruz Bay Branch.

Mr. Simmons rendered service on several government Boards
and Commissions such as, the Law Enforcement Commission,
the Certifying Board of the Virgin Islands Lottery, the Ad-
visory Committee to the Commission on Aging, Selective
Service Representative on St. John, etc.

He was a Past Master of Harmonic Lodge 356 E.C. Ancient
Free and Accepted Masons, also Past Z of Zetland Chapter
356 Royal Arch Masons of England, and was a most beloved
Member and Brother.

Mr. Simmons was a staunch, devoted member of both Angli-
can Congregations (All Saints and St. Ursula). At the time of
his passing he was serving on the Bishop's Committee of St.
Ursula's Mission.

His life was one of Dedication to his Family, his Church, the
Government and the Community.

He was a loving and devoted Husband, Father, Brother, Uncle
Cousin and Friend.

WHATEVERR OUR GOD ORDAINS IS RIGHT"




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