Fannie Simmons

Friday, June 6, 2003

SIKESTON, Mo. -- Fannie Mae Lane Simmons, 99, of Sikeston died Wednesday, June 4, 2003, at Miner Nursing Center.

She was born Sept. 3, 1903, in Martin, Tenn., daughter of Lorenza Dow and Martha Jane Lane Davis. She first married Buford "Shorty" Lane, and then Connie Simmons.

Simmons had worked at International Shoe Co. She was a member of Willingham Baptist Church in Willingham, Tenn.

Survivors include a daughter, Maglyn Nelson of Sikeston; six grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and 17 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by both husbands, a daughter, four brothers, and four sisters.

Friends may call at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel from 5 to 8 p.m. today.

The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the chapel, with the Rev. John Bouldrey officiating. Burial will be in Garden of Memories Cemetery.