Sharon I. Simmons, 70, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 6, 2022 at her residence in Carlinville with her family and friends around her.
She was born on Aug. 19, 1951 in St. Louis.
Sharon was a loving mother, loyal and generous friend. She was a foster mother for over 40 years. Sharon opened her heart and home to many people over the years.
She is survived by three sons, Dink Simmons, William Simmons, Joseph Washington; two daughters, Shalita Simmons, Kimberly Smith; one godson, Carlray Anderson; two goddaughters, Natia Hutt, Yolanda Willams; fifteen grandchildren; five great grandchildren; one great great grandson; four brothers, Mel Lovings, James Lovings, Wayne Lovings, Craig Lovings; three sisters, Jeanine Lovings, Margie Rhodes, Gerolyn Lovings; numerous nieces and nephews.
Sharon was preceded in death by her mother, Edna Lovings and sister, Vilie Russell.
Visitation will be held a the Carlinville American Legion on Feb. 21, 2022 from 5 to 7 p.m. For any questions or concerns, contact Host Benitta Gross (granddaughter) at 217-801-2223.