May 11, 1930 - June 4, 2018
Lena Priest Musgrove Simmons, 88 of Morrow Georgia, formerly of Fairmont peacefully, passed away on Monday, June 4, 2018 at Fitzwater’s Personal Care Home. She was born at Colfax in Marion County on May 11, 1930 a daughter of the late Nolan Gibson Priest and Mollie M. (Rush) Priest. Lena was preceded in death by two husbands, Gilbert Rex Musgrove in 1980 and Gary Allen Simmons in 2012. She retired from Owens Illinois Glass in Fairmont and Georgia with 36 years of service in the Selecting Department. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She attended Rose of Sharon Church in Fairmont and was a member of the Love Joy Church of the Nazarene in Georgia. She was a wonderful cook and enjoyed reading, crochet, house plants, entertaining and her dog Dottie. Lena will be remembered for how much she loved and cared for her family. She is survived by three sons, Pastor Gilbert Rex Musgrove, Jr. and his wife Peggy of Fairmont, David Musgrove and his wife Darlene of Georgia and Tim Musgrove and his wife Angela of Fairmont; her grandchildren who loving called her “ Mamaw”, Rex Musgrove III of Georgia, K.P Musgrove, Carla Musgrove Pickens, Cindy Musgrove Rogers, Theresa Musgrove, Joni Musgrove Bartholow all of Fairmont, Scotty Musgrove, David Musgrove both of Georgia and Billy Musgrove of Ohio; and several great grandchildren, one great-great granddaughter; several caring nieces and nephews and extended family members. In addition to her parents and husbands, Lena was preceded in death by two sons, Andy Musgrove and William Carl Musgrove; a daughter, Mary Olive Musgrove; a grandson, Craig Allen Musgrove; a great granddaughter, Alexis Musgrove. The last survivor of the Priest Family, she was preceded in death by her sisters, Virginia Rush and Darlene Rush, and her brothers, Floyd Priest, Charles Priest and John Priest. Lena’s Family would like to thank the staff of Fitzwater’s Personal Care Home, Heather and Tim Fitzwater and Missy Slaughter, for their loving care during her stay with them and the comfort Hospice provided.
Lena Priest Musgrove Simmons, 88 of Morrow Georgia, formerly of Fairmont peacefully, passed away on Monday, June 4, 2018 at Fitzwater’s Personal Care Home. She was born at Colfax in Marion County on May 11, 1930 a daughter of the late... View Obituary & Service Information
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