Sallie Annette Simmons, 57, passed away on Sunday, November 11, 2012 after a long illness. Annette was born on January 11, 1955 to Harley and Marjorie Brown in Charleston, S.C. Annette was a resident of Campbell, Texas for about seven years. She was a respected and loved medical technician at Presbyterian Hospital of Greenville before her illness cut short her career. Annette was a member of the New Life Church in Caddo Mills. Affectionately known as the Boss , Annette was a devoted wife; loving mother and a doting grandmother. She loved her two constant companions, Cuervo and Moe Dog, but her greatest passion was her family. She will truly be missed. Annette is preceded by her mother, Marjorie and her aunt Josephine Newton. Those left to celebrate her life include her husband, Clyde Simmons; sons Chris Lindley and his wife Cynthia, David Simmons, Lucky Simmons and Nicholas Simmons; daughters, Sandra Simmons, Erin Day and her husband Donald and Amanda Simmons; grandchildren, Estevan, Cynthia, Kyla, Kaiden, Philip, Isabel and Shaley; her father Harley Brown; sisters Debbi Morel and her husband Dave, Marjorie Guin and her husband Jim and Lena Ehlert and her husband Mark; fifteen nieces and nephews; as well as a host of friends and neighbors. A gathering of friends and family will be held on Friday, November 16, 2012 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the New Life Church at Covenant Ranch, 3636 FM 36 South, Caddo Mills. A funeral service will be held Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 11:00 a.m., also at the church. Interment will immediately follow the service at IOOF Cemetery, Caddo Mills.