Leona Simmons

May 26, 2019

Ms. Leona Slaughter Simmons, age 87, of Lake Wylie, SC, passed Sunday, May 26, 2019 at Lake Wylie Assisted Living, Lake Wylie, SC.

Memorial service will be 11:00 am Friday, May 31, 2019 at Calvary Baptist Church, Clover, SC, conducted by the Rev. Dr. Elwood Seamster.

The family will receive friends before the service from 10:00 until 11:00 am Friday at the Church.

Ms. Simmons was born January 12, 1932 to the late Ira Monroe and Margaret Lacy Slaughter.  She was a widow and was preceded in death by a daughter, Charlene Alaine Simmons.  Mrs. Simmons had retired from Gaston College as an accounting professor.

Survivors are her daughter Carol Joy Simmons (Doug Fetner) of Lake Wylie, SC; two sons, William A. Simmons (Mary) of Lake Wylie, SC and Michael T. Simmons (Mary Beth) of Carolina Beach, NC; two sisters, Janette McDonald of Houston, TX and Linda Wood of Banner Elk, NC; 7 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, or

Donations may be made to:

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

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