Dorothy Simmons

Dorothy “Dottie” Mae Simmons, 83, of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, passed away Feb. 16, 2014, in Altercare of Cuyahoga Falls.

She was born in Coalton, on Feb. 23, 1930, to Joseph and Mabel Simmons. Dottie has been an Akron resident for more than 50 years.

Dottie loved the Lord and was actively involved in her church, Emmanuel Baptist Church of Tallmadge.

Dottie was preceded in death by her parents, brothers, Baron, Kenneth and Harold; and sisters, Pearl and Bessie.

She is survived by her son, Joseph (Ann) Whitson; niece, Bobbie (Jim) Johnson; grandchildren, Brittani, Joseph and Bethany Whitson (Becky), Shawnee Spinks and McKenzie Whitson; and great-grandchild, Shawn Lucas “Luke” Whitson; and many great-nieces and great-nephews. She was loved by ALL and will be greatly missed.

Burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery in Elkins at the convenience of the family.

Adams-Mason Funeral Home, 330-535-9186.