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Rita Rena (Glover) Simmons

April 24, 1963 ~ December 21, 2021 (age 58)


In Memory of Rita Rena Simmons

Sunrise April 24, 1963 and Sunset December 21, 2021.

Rena known by most was born in Abilene, Texas to Vaughn and Delois Glover.

She attended AISD and graduated from Abilene High School in 1983.

A stranger to no one as everyone knew her smiling face and her fondness of engaging in conversations. She was a good mother and grandmother. Nae Nae loved all her grandkids (Kyle, Kaylee, Tatyana, Makenzie, Elijah, Peyton, Aaliyah, Averie, Kaliyah and Baby Jeremy). From sleepovers to the water parks to sporting events.

Rena's favorite past time was spending it with the grands. She loved doing puzzle pieces, canvas painting, and listening to music with Resha riding alone. She loved and did everything she could for her family and friends, which she loved dearly. Rena traveled as much as she could and loved every minute doing it.

To cherish her memory, she leaves, Sons Markee (Shawnessee) Simmons and Jeremy (Roxanne) Simmons, Daughter Alivia Simmons. Her dad Vaughn Glover, Brothers Willie Don Ray (Vanessa) Glover and Vaughn (Kristi) Glover, Sisters Bertha Bruno, Resha Glover George, God Daughters, Lashonda (VV) Cotton, Brianna Waithaka, and a host of Uncles, Aunties, Nephews, Nieces, Cousins and friends.

Preceded in death, husband Jeffrey Simmons, Son Teahoga Glover, Mother Debis Glover, Sister Connie Bines, and Brother Author Ray Glover.

Our family is deeply appreciative of your many kindness. It's been a great source of strength to us. Thank you for your concerns, thoughts and prayers. The Glover Family

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January 7, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Funeral Home Chapel
5750 Hwy 277 South
Abilene, TX 79606

Funeral Service
January 8, 2022

10:00 AM
Valley View Baptist Church
3564 Clinton St
Abilene, TX 79603

Graveside Service
January 8, 2022

11:30 AM
Abilene City Cemetery
1133 Cottonwood Street
Abilene, TX 79601

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