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Dorothy “Dot” Martin Carlisle Simonds, 88, passed away on August 21, 2020 at OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville, MS. She was born March 4, 1932 to John B. Martin and Ona Floyd Martin in Dancy, MS. She was a 40 year plus employee of the Oktibbeha County School District and a member of Meadowview Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Harold Thomas Carlisle, Sr. and Olin William “Bill” Simonds, Jr.; sons, Harold Thomas “Tommy” Carlisle, Jr. and Danny Martin Carlisle; sister, Lula Mae Martin Converse; brothers, Euell Kyle Martin and John Berl Martin.
She is survived by sisters, Willene M. Hollis, Eva M. Perkins, and Geneva M. Bass; daughter-in-laws, Becky Carlisle and Debbie Carlisle; grandchildren, Randy Carlisle, Chris Carlisle, Joni Carlisle, and Todd Carlisle; and seven great grandchildren.
Services are scheduled for Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at Marvin Hills Cemetery in Cumberland, MS. Rev. Jason Middleton will conduct the service.
Pallbearers will be: Buddy Daniels, Ray Rushing, Cliff Ivy, Dennis Daniels, Ronnie Neal, and JJ Hunt.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Meadowview Baptist Church, 300 Linden Circle, Starkville, MS 39759.