Eloise Yelder Simmons

Died: Sat., Mar. 27, 2021


Memorial Service

11:00 AM Wed., Apr. 28, 2021
Location: First Cathedral


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Eloise (Yelder) Simmons, 86 years old, passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 27, 2021 at Riverside Health and Rehabilitation Center, in East Hartford, CT. Eloise was born in Montgomery, Alabama and several years later she moved to the state of Connecticut.  She was employed in the retail industry for many years.  She was a longtime member of First Baptist Church in Hartford, CT which is now First Cathedral in Bloomfield, CT.  She served faithfully on several ministries and was known for her cheerful smile and her willingness to serve others. She loved to dress up in nice clothes with beautiful colors which made her feel good inside, and confident in anything she wanted to accomplish.

She was predeceased by her father Gentle Yelder Sr., and mother Magnolia (Harris) Yelder.  Living to cherish her memories are her husband Lonnie C. Simmons of Manchester, CT., her sisters, Carrie Rollins, and Dorothy Yelder of Montgomery, AL., along with several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

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Denisa Calloway-Sheets
   Posted Mon April 26, 2021
To Lonnie and Family,
My condolences and prayers go out to all of you in the passing of Sister Eloise. I will always remember her smile and willingness to help with church activities. May you find joy in your fondest memories and God give you comfort to sustain you.

BETTY KING
   Posted Tue April 27, 2021
LONNIE, MAY IT HELP TO KNOW THAT OTHERS SHARE YOUR SORROW,I AM PRAYING FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY IN YOUR HOURS OF SORROW.MAY GOD KEEP YOU AND YOUR FAMILY IN HIS CARE. LOVE BETTY KING AND FAMILY
WINDSOR, CT.

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