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Lonnie Thelbert Simon, Sr.

Lonnie Thelbert Simon, Sr., age 76, of Springfield, MO, passed away Friday, February 28, 2014 at Cox Medical Center South. He was born February 22, 1938, in Springfield, MO, to Acrel and Etta (Ferguson) Simon. He was a graduate of Central High School. He served in the United States Army, serving in Germany and France. After his military service, Lonnie moved to Chicago, and worked for U.S. Steel and retired. Then after retirement, Lonnie and his wife moved back to Springfield, where he worked for the Springfield Public Schools until retiring. He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Emma Jane Simon; his parents, Acrel and Etta Simon; and his sister,Naomi Spencer. He is survived by his four loving children,Lonnie Simon, Jr., Springfield, MO, Angelette Prichett, Jefferson City, MO, Shawnetta Barney, Boonville, MO, and Latonya Stotts, Arlington, TX: two brothers, Acrel Simon of New York, NY and Bonnie Simon of Springfield; and a host of family and friends. Graveside services will be at Missouri Veterans' Cemetery at a later date. Cremation services have been entrusted to Greenlawn Funeral Home North, Springfield, MO.



Published in the News-Leader on Mar. 2, 2014
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