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Linda Fay Simmons

August 11, 1952 — April 3, 2023

Linda Simmons, affectionately known as Fay, was born Monday August 11th, 1952, in McGeHee, Arkansas to her parents Alena Brown and Willie Simmons. Fay grew up in Phoenix Arizona and then made her way to Portland Oregon where she then had her 3 beautiful children. She was a beautiful, intelligent, and talented woman. So brave, and well-built and understood how to survivor as a young individual.

Fay leaves behind her family who loved and adored every moment of her. She was a fighter and lived to live her life the way she wanted too. Fay will be truly missed!

Fay was preceded in death by her Mother Alena Brown and Father Willie Simmons; her brother Jerry Simmons; Granddaughter Victoria Sadie Brown and Grandson’s Michael Yarborough Jr. and Donte Davis Jr.; Nephew and niece, Isiah Simmons. Annette Simmons.

She leaves to cherish her precious memory: Husband; Richie Simms and to her children Victoria Brown (Salem, OR), James Watson jr (Portland, OR) and Cynthia Watson (Anchorage, Alaska) , Her sisters Willie Simmons and Emma Simmons (Portland, Ore). Nephews and nieces John Pete, William Robinson and David Carter, Keisha Morris and Bret Hamilton, Alena Simmons, Jerry Simmons Jr. Jermey Simmons. Grandchildren Donte Davis, Lantoria Davis, Vernedia Ross, Mikail Brown,  Lamont Binon, Deshawn Binon, Qwantrail Binon and Davontae Binon. Great Grandkids Tatiyana Lewis, Victor Jackson Jr, Legend Brown, Jaylen Brown, Imani Brown, Lorenzo Brown, Keyson Winston, Dahki Davis, Tayveon Davis, D’Auni Davis, Sanyi Davis, D’Mitri Davis, Seaun Davis, Carter Davis, Karson Davis, and Eryn Davis. As well as a host of other family and friends.

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Saturday, April 22, 2023

Starts at 1:00 pm (Pacific time)

Rose City Cemetery Chapel

Portland, OR

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