Lillian Edith


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Lillian Edith Simmons-Carey

Mar 20 1915 - Apr 24 2009

Lillian Edith Simmons-Carey, age 94, of Plano, Texas, passed away April 24, 2009, in Richardson, Texas. Lillian was born March 20, 1915, in Newark, New Jersey, to Edward and Nettie (Dean) Simmons. She married Robert Carey, Sr. in 1940 in New York. Lillian grew up in New York City and attended PS 136. She was also a member of Resurrection Lutheran Church in Plano, TX. Hobbies of Lillian’s throughout the years were reading and especially crocheting for family and friends. Up to two years ago she was still taking request for throw blankets and bed spreads. She was an avid reader and enjoyed her Daily Devotion books. She is survived by her son, Robert Carey of Wyandanch, Long Island, New York and daughter, Patricia Grant of Plano, Texas; granddaughters, Kim Russell, Gina Carey, and Daenna Grant; four great-grandchildren Hakeem, Michael, Shakeitha and Melijah; great-great-grandson Jaheem; and a host of friends and extended family. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband. A memorial service will be held at 12:00 P.M., Saturday, May 2, 2009, in the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel with Pastor Todd Burning, Dr. Conway Edwards, and Pastor Kevin Cook officiating. Services are under the direction of Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home in Allen, Texas. Our Appreciation and Thanks We the family of Lillian Simmons-Carey would like to extend our deepest gratitude for each one of you who have been in support of Lillian’s journey for a long time. We appreciate the many phone calls, meals, and visits. And most importantly, your presence here in support of our family today. We pray that God would continue to bless each one of you as He has blessed us with an amazing support system. “I am with you always; I will always be holding your hand: I will guide you with My counsel, and take you into My glory. I am the strength of your heart and your portion forever.” Psalm 73:23-26 In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Feed The Children, or 1-800-627-4556.
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