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Passed peacefully on Monday, January 27, 2014. She is survived by three sons, Rodrick Simmons, Wendell Simmons and Ivan Simmons; one grandchild, Tonia Saunders; three sisters, Flora B. Stafford, Helen Brooks and Patsy Bucksell; two brothers, John Brooks and Harry Brooks (Kathleen); and a host of other relatives and friends. Viewing on Thursday, at Brightlight Baptist Church, 7300 New Hampshire Ave., Takoma Park, MD from 6 to 9 p.m. and on Friday, from 10 a.m. until hour of Service 11 a.m. Officiating Minister Rev. Dr. Vernell Wilson. Interment Maryland National Cemetery. Arrangements by Stewart Funeral Home.

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Published in The Washington Post on Jan. 30, 2014