Mrs. Doris G. Simmons, 90, a long time resident of Lillington, passed away Saturday, December 31, 2016 in Wilmington. She was born in Richmond County, NC, the daughter of the late John Lawrence and Maggie Wallace Goodman. Doris was preceded in death by her husband, T. Lamar Simmons; 9 brothers and a sister. She was a long time member of Lillington Baptist Church where she was a member of the Sarah Womble Sunday school class. Doris enjoyed cooking and serving the local community. She also enjoyed decorating her home during the Christmas season.
Doris is survived by daughter, Darla Hardee of Oak Island; son, Richard E. Weatherly of Wilmington; grandson, Charles W. Parnell, Jr and wife, Heather of Albemarle, granddaughters, Tara J. Parnell and husband Patrick Weaver of Wilmington and Marta Weatherly of San Diego, CA, grandsons, Richard E. Weatherly, Jr. of Wilmington and Marvin S. Weatherly and wife, NaTasha of Japan; 4 great-grandchildren, Jordan, Riley, Tanner and Jason; brother, Malcolm Goodman and wife, Shelby of Raleigh and several nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be conducted at 2:00 PM Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at Westview Cemetery in Lillington with Rev. Jeff Roberts officiating. The family will receive friends at the cemetery after the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 1414 Physicians Dr., Wilmington, NC 28401.
Wednesday January 4th, 2017
2264 US 421 North
Lillington, NC 27546
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The WC & Katherine Bullock Family lit a candle on Jan 17 2017 03:51:31 AM
Loved this dear lady. She was a true friend. Had many visits together tears
And laughs. Rest In Peace now my beautiful friend
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Doris was a wonderful LADY, truly beautiful. With sympathy...
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My friend, Doris, loved her family, and was always trying to help others.
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Tammy Hall lit a candle on Jan 4 2017 07:12:12 PM
I was so sorry to hear of the recent passing of your Mother. Sending you and your family many thoughts and prayers during this time. Many Hugs! Tammy Hall
Submitted by Tammy Hall on Jan 4 2017 07:11:40 PM
Sending hugs and prayers for comfort for your family during this difficult time. We loved having Doris as an honorary "Smith" and will cherish those memories.
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