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Barbara Simmons Councilman

September 9, 1937 ~ October 6, 2020 (age 83)


Barbara Simmons Councilman, 83, of Asheboro, died Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at her residence.

Graveside Services, 3:00 PM, Thursday, October 8, 2020, at Maple Springs United Methodist Church Cemetery, Ramseur.

Officiating, Rev. Keith Hudson.

Barbara was a native of Chatham County, retired with Black & Decker and a member of Oakhurst Baptist Church. She was preceded in death her first husband, Robert Simmons, father, Lester Ferree, mother, Lillian Murray Ferree Turpin, sons, Dwayne Simmons, Douglas Simmons, brother, Larry Ferree and sister, Doris Wallace, granddaughter, Dana Simmons.

Survivors: husband, Manley "Zeke" Councilman, of the home, sons, Danny Simmons and wife, Phyllis, of Ramseur, Darrell Simmons and wife, Pam, of Siler City, sisters, Joyce Garrell, of Asheboro, Brenda Brown, of Bennett, step-daughter, Lisa Councilman, of Stuart, FL, step-son, Scott Councilman, of Asheboro, grandchildren, Tina Dixon, Wes Simmons, Keith Simmons, Gunner Councilman, Tristan Maynard, Heath Maynard, Sage Maynard, four great-grandchildren.

The body will lie in state on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 from noon to 5:00 PM at the Loflin Funeral Home

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Arrangements by Loflin Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ramseur.

Memorials may be made to Maple Springs United Methodist Church, c/o Lorene Thompson, 7793 NC Hwy 42 South, Ramseur, NC 27316.


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Funeral Service


Graveside Service
October 8, 2020

3:00 PM
Maple Springs United Methodist Church
6231 NC Hwy 22/42
Ramseur, NC 27316


Maple Springs United Methodist Church c/o Lorene Thompson
7793 NC Hwy 42 South, Ramseur NC 27316
Tel: 1-336-824-2386

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