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Lossie Evelyn Barnes Simmons

Tarboro, Edgecombe County, North Carolina, USA
Death 2 Aug 1962 (aged 84)
Rocky Mount, Nash County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Goldsboro, Wayne County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 103788380 · View Source
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Lossie Evelyn Barnes was born 1878 in Tarboro, Edgecombe County, NC, the only child of dentist Elias Dempsey Barnes b. 1849) and Lena Wimberly Baker (b. 1859). She was the paternal grandchild of Elias Barnes (1809-1856) and Mahala Emma Sharp (1814-1873) of Edgecombe County who removed to Saratoga, Wilson Co, NC. She was the maternal grandchild of Dr. William Sparkman Baker and his (2nd) wife Sarah "Sally" Rebecca Powell of Tarboro.

Lossie married Lee Howard Simmons in 1899 and was mother to 8 known surviving children. (See husband's memorial for more information.)

She died in 1962 at age 84.

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Gravesite Details Daughter of Elias Dempsey Barnes DDS and Lena Wimberly Baker.




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  • Added: 19 Jan 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 103788380
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Lossie Evelyn Barnes Simmons (25 Jun 1878–2 Aug 1962), Find A Grave Memorial no. 103788380, citing Willow Dale Cemetery, Goldsboro, Wayne County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by pbfries (contributor 46951237) .