Christine Ann Hanson Simmons, 63, of Palmyra TN, left this world peacefully on December 10, 2022, surrounded by family. She loved her family more than anything and was able to see their faces and hear her loved one’s voices until her last moment. Christine was born on December 16, 1958, to Michael and Catherine Hanson in Joliet IL. Her life was filled with love for family.
She joins her beloved grandparents Tillie and Albert Hanson, Nellie and Joseph Walsh, her parents Michael and Catherine Hanson, her sister Bug (Catherine) Hanson, and nephew Nick Hanson. She is survived by her children Derrick Zuppa (Elaine), Brad Zuppa (Jennifer), Stephanie Vallera (James), Robert Gill III (Sylvia), her brothers David Hanson, Eric Hanson, Joseph Hanson, Darin Hanson, and Robert Bradbury, her many grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Dementia and Alzheimer research in her name. Christine loved the people in her life and always wished to bring joy and happiness to everyone around her. If you would prefer to send flowers, please send them to the nurse’s station at your local long term care facility in her memory.
Arrangements are under the care of Gateway Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 335 Franklin St. Clarksville, TN 37040. Phone: 931-919-2600. Online condolences may be made by visiting gatewayfh.com.