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Wanda Simmons Whitby

July 23, 1978 — February 1, 2023

Lawrenceville, VA

Wanda Renee Simmons Whitby, age 44, of Lawrenceville, VA passed away February 1, 2023. She is preceded in death by her grandparents, Emma and Peter Thompson.


She is survived by her mother, Lucy Kaywood; her father John Simmons, Sr.; her special friend of eight years, Charlie Wayne McMichael; her children, Daniel Whitby, Joyce Satterfield and Jesse Satterfield; her brothers, John Simmons and wife Barbara and Bryan Kaywood; her niece, Ahmari Baker; her ex-husband and friend, Leslie “Tubby” Whitby; special friends, Ronnie Lewis McMichael, Ray Charles McMichael, Mabeline McMichael Dotson and Latrice McMichael. 


Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, February 7, 2023 at Williams Funeral Home, Lawrenceville with interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Lawrenceville, VA.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to  Online condolences may be made at

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Tuesday, February 7, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Williams Funeral Home and Crematory

410 Windsor Ave., Lawrenceville, VA 23868

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