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Clivette Juanita Simmons


09/01/1920 - 07/10/2014 Obituary
Clivette Juanita Simmons Obituary
Clivette Simmons of Westlake Village, California passed away peacefully in her sleep on July 10, 2014 at the age of 93. She was born in Drumright, Oklahoma on September 1, 1920 to Earl and Rose Holderby. The family relocated to California in 1929 where they settled in Ventura, Calfironia. "Gramma Simmons", as she was affectionately called by all of her friends and family was a graduate of Ventura High School and Ventura College and was past Honored Queen of Jobe's Daughters Bethel 89 of Ventura, California. She married in 1940 and moved to Taft, California where she lived until 1994 when she relocated to Westlake Village, California to be closer to her grandchildren whom she loved so much.
After her children were raised, she worked for the Kern County Parks Department and as a personal assistant to Supervisor Vance Webb from 1973 until 1977 when she became the full time assistant to the Kern County Fourth District Supervisor's office, serving Vance Webb and Trice Harvey until 1987.
Clivette was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Earl Simmons, in 1989. She is survived by her daughter, Linda Louise McIntosh, and her son and daughter-in-law, Edward Earl Simmons and Mary Simmons, three grandchildren (Taylor, Brett and Morgan) and several nieces and nephews and their families.
A private graveside interment will be at Westside District Cemetery in Taft, Ca. at 11 AM on Saturday, July 26, 2014.
Published in Bakersfield Californian on July 19, 2014
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