Evelyn Simmons

Evelyn Simmons (Nowling)

Monday, November 4th, 2019
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Evelyn Simmons, 82, of Milton Florida, received her angel wings on November 4, 2019.

Evelyn was born in Jay, Florida, to Henry and Blanchie Nowling. She lived between Milton and Fort Meyers, Florida, most of her life. She was married to William Simmons, the love her life, for 36 years. Evelyn was an amazing wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother to many. She loved being a stay at home mom; she also had a passion for cooking.

Everyone's favorite things she made was her tomato gravy, meatloaf, and corn bread. She is loved and will be missed by many.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William Simmons; her Parents, Henry and Blanchie Nowling; her Daughter, Laura (Bill) Spears; her Siblings, John (Renee) Nowling, Les Nowling, Cynthia (Eddie) Snyder, and Louisa (Grant) Barton; her Great-grandson, Shawn Dillion McLaughlin; and her first husband, Clyde DePriest.

Evelyn is survived by her children: Sunday (Jason) Hays, Debra (David) Petitt, Laura deceased (Bill) Spears, Elaine Casteel, Theresa Simmons, Brenda (David) Childs, Carol (Charlie deceased) Chason, Clyde (Lisa) DePriest, Charles (Karen) DePriest, Connie (Donald) Brooks, Carlton “Wormy” DePriest, Candy (Bobby) Rogers. Evelyn is also survived by her grandchildren: Dillian (Katie), Jason Jr., Hayden, Amanda, Missy, Lisa, Mary, Chrissy, Debra,Crystal, Annie, Jennie, Ashley, Willy, Jennifer, Beverly, Nikki, Drew, Chasity, Kuchrisus, Ricky,William, Haley, and many more grand-kids and great grand-kids.

Evelyn’s Celebration of Life will be held on November 9, 2019, at 1:00 p.m., at the Bear Lake Pavillion in Munson, Florida.

The family wishes to thank Covenant Hospice for all the love and care they provided us with through this hard time. We would like to give a special thanks to her Doctor Jan; her Nurses, Gemmie, Lisa, Liz, and Loraine; and her CNA's, Melody and Denise.

If you would wish to send flowers, please send them to the Bear Lake Pavillion.

Lewis Funeral Home of Milton is honored to serve this family.
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    Saturday, November 9th, 2019 | 1:00pm
    Saturday, November 9th, 2019 1:00pm
    Bear Lake in Munson
    11650 Munson Hwy.
    MILTON, FL 32570
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Private Condolence

Victoria McDaniel

Posted at 12:09am
I am so sorry for your loss. She was a beautiful lady and i loved her dearly. i had the pleasure and honor of serving her daily.Her eyes would always light up when she spoke of you. Much love and respect to all of you.May God comfort all of you and hold you in His arms.

Ellie Rogers

Posted at 09:08pm
RIP. I didn't know her, but shes my biological grandmother

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