Funeral set for slain Memphis mom of nine

(WMC-TV) - A Memphis mother of nine who was recently killed by her estranged husband will be remembered today.

Police say John Simmons shot and killed Brenda Suggs-Simmons earlier this week inside their home on Hunters Place Drive.

Family members say Suggs-Simmons' wake is today from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the N. J. Ford Funeral Home.

Her funeral will be held Friday morning at Shady Grove Baptist Church where services start at 11 a.m.

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