YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Lexie M. Simmons, 85, Youngstown, passed away Saturday, November 27, 2021, at Liberty Health Care Center.

Lexie was born on December 1, 1935, in Blue Mountain, Misssissippi, a daughter of Eggie and Edna Cook Haddock .

She was a 1935 graduate of Antioch High School.

She was a member of Elizabeth Missionary Baptist Church and she loved singing in the choir.

Helping people was one of her joys. She was a teaching assistant at Harding Elementary encouraging students in their learning. Through Loving Hands Home Care, she enabled people to stay in their home by providing extended in-home care. Being a Cleveland Browns fan, she is always hopeful. 

She is survived by her sons, Eric, Octavius and Phineas; sisters, Eloise Gililand and Shirley Johnson; brother, Charles Harris and many other caring relatives.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Roselyn; her former husband, Franklin; brother, Roy Harris, Jr. and a sister, Mary Coleman.

The family wishes to thank Hospice of The Valley for all their care and kindness.

A private burial was conducted on December 7, 2021.

F. D. Mason Memorial Funeral Home was given the honor to serve the family during this bereavement hour.