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Obituaries

Obituaries

Carla Ray Simmons 1943 - 2005 Lawrence

Services for Carla Ray Simmons, 62, Lawrence, are pending and will be announced at a later date.Miss Simmons died Monday, Dec. 12, 2005, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital, after a long illness.She was born Aug. 4, 1943, in St. Paul, Minn., the daughter of Maceo and Matty Simmons. She was a resident of Lawrence for 20 years.Miss Simmons served in the Peace Corps in Africa. She worked in various positions in the educational field. She was a re-admission adviser in the Student and Academic Services Office for the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Kansas University. She was an active member of the Nichrien Shoshu Buddhist Order.Survivors include three sisters, Fredericka "Freddie" Simpson, Lawrence, JaReasby-Clark, Rialto, Calif., and Oletha Schilling, Minneapolis.E-mail condolences may be sent to <a href="mailto:myoho23@yahoo.com">myoho23@yahoo.com</a>.