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Alvester Simmons

Alvester Simmons, 62, of Forest Oak Lane, Suffolk, transitioned Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at Sentara Obici Hospital. He was the son of the late Rosa Goodman and Thomas Goodman.

He retired from Kraft Heinz Foods after 36 years of faithful and dedicated service. He was also a member of New Paul’s Temple Holiness Church of Deliverance, where he served as deacon and trustee and sang in the Male Chorus. 

He leaves to cherish his memory his daughter, Charnita Kindred; son, Deon Kindred; four sisters, Deloise Slaughter, Janie Gates-Moore (Tyrone), Alfleta Parker (Roy) and Lillian Bonds; four brothers, George Simmons Sr. (Wilma), Lepolda Simmons, Randolph Simmons and Linwood Simmons; grandchild, Ra’Quan Wilson; and a host of relatives and friends.

A celebration of life will be held at noon, Tuesday, June 4, 2019, at New Paul’s Temple. Elder Sylvester Silver will deliver the message of comfort. He will be laid to rest in Carver Memorial Cemetery. The family will be receiving guests at 1400 Sierra Drive, Suffolk, VA 23434. Professional services with dignity have been entrusted to Crocker Funeral Home Inc.