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Lola Mae Simmons

August 15, 1940 ~ June 26, 2019 (age 78)

On August 15, 1940 in Fairbank Florida, Johnnie and Clara (Ellis) Simmons welcomed a beautiful baby girl whom blossom into a strong, determined, and independent woman.  Her name was Lola Mae Simmons.  Lola enjoyed crocheting, word puzzles, and traveling.  Lola was full of personality.  She always spoke what was on her mind and she enjoyed making others laugh.   She took honor in being a Foster Grandparent at Lake Forest Elementary. 

The latter years of Lola’s life was nothing short of a miracle.  Lola won the battles against cancer, stroke, and heart attacks.  She was threaten with amputation but because of her strong will and the love of her independence, amputation remained a threat only.

In her lifetime she lived in Texas and Detroit, MI., where most of her children were raised. On June 26th, Lola was called home by her heavenly Father to rest.  Lola leaves to cherish her life three sons, two proceeding her in death, John Fleming (2008) and Darryl Fleming (2019).  Lenard (Pat) Simmons. Daughters Linda (David) Garrison, Airtore (Bobby) Brown, Carolyn (Robert) Crump, and Beatrice West.  Twenty-eight grandchildren, and a host of great grands. Brothers Elzie Simmons and Johnnie (Yvonne) Simmons. Sisters Pearlie Bryant (Ted) and Fannie McCray.




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