The family will receive friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Parsons on Wednesday from 5-8 p.m. Final rites will be conducted at the funeral home parlor on Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, at 1 p.m. The Reverend Leon Hevener will officiate and interment will follow at the Parsons City Cemetery at Parsons. The Lohr & Barb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Catherine "Louise Phillips Simmons. Condolences may be expressed to the family at; www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.