Jessica Salazar-Simmons

Longtime Monte Vista resident Jessica Salazar-Simmons, 54, passed away on March 17, 2021.  She was born in Tacoma, Washington on March 2, 1967 to Jose Modesto and Elaine Martha Salazar.  Jessica loved her family, being outdoors and especially cherished time with her grandchildren and friends.

She is survived by her mother Martha Salazar, her husband Jeff Simmons, her children, Marisol (Reno Naranjo) Simmons, Zoe Simmons and Rico (Shawntel) Simmons, her grandchildren, Maricella Simmons, Mariciano Simmons, Royal Naranjo, Modesty Naranjo, Amari Simmons and Desire Naranjo as well as her siblings, Jerry Salazar, Josette Borrego and Joey Salazar and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.

Jessica was preceded in death by her father and her siblings, Joya Gutierrez and Jan Salazar.

Cremation was selected and services will be held at a later time.  To express condolences to the family, please visit

Rogers Family mortuary in Monte Vista is in care of the arrangements.


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