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A memorial service has been scheduled for Ms. Jerry Mona (Simons) Smith at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, July 20, 2019 at Laurel Oaks Funeral Home located at 12649 Lake June Rd., Mesquite, TX 75180.
Jerry Mona passed peacefully from this life the morning of June 28th after a gradual decline in health over the past 5 years. She was surrounded and supported by her loving family and caregivers in the last days of her life. Jerry was born April 20, 1938 in Dallas, TX but spent part of her early years living in Montana and Las Vegas, NV before returning to Dallas as a young teen. She married at the age of 16 and raised a daughter and a son in Balch Springs, TX with her husband Stanley. She and Stanley divorced and she moved to Gainesville, TX after her children were grown. There she married twice more and was widowed both times. She moved in with her daughter, Sherri, in 2014 and, shortly thereafter, to a wonderful residential care home in Mesquite where she lived out the remainder of her days in peace and comfort.
Jerry Mona is survived by daughter, Sherri Hill and husband Mike of Dallas; son, Mark Simons of Mesquite; four grandchildren, Cindy Walker, Michael Simons, Cassey Amburn, and Steven Daniel Simons; six great-grandchildren, Madison, Torie, Jaycee, Trenton, Makayla, and Gracie; and one great-great-grandchild, Jazlynn. She is also survived by 2 half sisters, Betty Gunny and Shirley Heiner of Las Vegas. She was preceded in death by her parents, D.D. Morris & Geneva (Conyers) Stewart; step brother, Willard Cornell; half-brother, Clark Stewart Jr., and step sister, Laquita Simms.