Ernestine Simons Posted in: Obituaries Ernestine Whitton Simons, 97, passed away on March 25, 2019.at Trinity Mother Frances in Tyler. From her birth in Canton, the eldest of four children, to her death on Monday, she lived a life full of purpose and passion. After graduating from Wills Point in 1940, she moved to Tyler to not ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!