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Veronica Simmons

January 13, 1939 ~ October 3, 2020 (age 81)


Obituary Celebrating the Life for Veronica Espadron Simmons, a.k.a.””Vee” Veronica Espadron Simmons was born January 13, 1939 to her wonderful parents Florence and Hazel Espadron. She was born and raised in Pointe-a-la-Hache, Louisiana with parents and three sisters where she spent majority of her life. She graduated with honors and was crown Valedictorian of her graduating class at Phoenix High School in Phoenix LA, in the class of 1958. She was also a devoted member of Saint Thomas Catholic Church in Pointe-a-la-Hache, LA where she accepted Jesus Christ in her heart at young age. Veronica a.k.a. “Vee” was a God-fearing woman who enjoyed attending mass, reading her bible, and praying. She was a dedicated wife and passionate mother to her children Terrence and Deidre Simmons. Veronica was an incredible woman who believed in being “selfless” and giving even if it meant giving her last. She never let her trails and tribulation stop her from celebrating holidays with her family and friends. She enjoyed shopping, fashion, dancing, and spending time with her beautiful grandchildren. She was truly full of life, love, compassion, and no matter what adversity she encountered she utilized the strength of Jesus Christ to persevere. Vee’s favorite scriptures in the Holy Bible was St. John 3:16. “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosesoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.” Vee’s other favorite scripture is Philippians 4:13 “I can do all things through Christ which strengthened me.” She moved to Little Rock, Arkansas with her son Terrence Simmons in 2010 where she attended mass at Saint Bartholomew Catholic Church in Little Rock, Arkansas. Veronica is preceded in death by her parents Florence and Hazel Espadron; her daughter Deidre Simmons Thompson; and (sister) Hazel Maria Espadron Haynes. She departed this life on October 3, 2020. She leaves a legacy of precious memories as a loving mother and grandmother. She is survived by her son Terrence and his wife Marguerite Simmons (AR). She also survived by her ten grandchildren, Hosea Simmons, Aaron (Alta) Simmons of McKinney, TX, Titus (Elan) Simmons of Houston, TX, Marqueena Simmons (AR), Cornelius Simmons (AR), Stephen (Chrystal) Simmons, of Houston, TX, Markeita Simmons (AR), Martiyha Simmons (TN), Dria Thompson (LA), Robert Thompson (LA), and 12 greatgrandchildren; two sisters, Augustine Lumar and Joyce Parker, a host of nephews, nieces, relatives and friends (Vergie Enclaude)

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