Bonnie Jean Simons, 57, of Newport departed this life Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012.

She was born July 26, 1955 to Cyrus Brouse “Pete” and Dorothy James Wilson. She was preceded in death by her parents; and two brothers, Danny and Tommy Wilson. Her survivors are her husband, Joe Simons of Newport; one daughter, Pamela Simons of Diaz; one brother, Jimmy Wilson of Newport; two sisters, Janice Patterson of Swifton, Kathy Griffin of Newport; one grandson; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012 at the Dillinger Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Watson Cemetery. Visitation was from 5:30-8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14, 2012. Arrangements by Dillinger Funeral Home (