Florence Lorraine


Former Brookings, Oregon resident Florence Lorraine Simmons, 79, of Ruch, Ore. passed away at home Monday, July 1, 2013.

Florence was born July 6, 1933, in Rogue River, Ore. to Mary White (Dimick) and Marion G. Pitman (both deceased). On June 27, 1953, she married Robert C. Simmons in Reno, Nev. Having shared 39 years of marriage, Bob passed away October 20, 1992.

Upon her retirement from US National Bank in Medford, she developed interests such as playing the organ, crossword puzzles, and gardening. She enjoyed the company of her grandchildren and great grandchildren, plus her dog, "Sugar".

Additional survivors include son, Robert G. Simmons, of Brookings; daughter, Joni L. Ramer, of Coquille, Ore.; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and brother, Donald "Junior" Dimick, of Grants Pass, Ore.

A private service was held July 9, 2013, at the Eagle Point National Cemetery. Arrangements were under the direction of Conger-Morris Funeral Directors, Medford, Ore.

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