Lillie Mae Simmons, 93, of South Beloit and formally of Belvidere, IL, died at 9:10 a.m., Thursday, December 13, 2018 in Fair Oaks Rehab Center. \r\n\r\nBorn on December 27, 1924 in Bennetsville, SC, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur and Mary (Brigman) Brigman. She married Derwood Goodwin Simmons on January 16, 1945 and was married forty-five years before his passing in 1990. Lillie was a member of Victory Baptist Church in New Milford, IL. \r\n\r\nSurvivors include daughters Sylvia Norman of IL, Mary Szczech of AZ, Martha Van Ostran of VA, and Mrytle Rebelak of IL; sons Derwood (Sharon) Simmons Jr. of IL and Mark (Donna) Simmons of TN; 16 grandchildren; 32 great and great great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. \r\n\r\nShe was preceded in death by her parents, husband, four sisters and three brothers. \r\n\r\nA Funeral Ceremony will be held at 1:30 p.m., Monday, December 17, 2018 at McCorkle Funeral Home- Rockton Chapel, 767 N. Blackhawk Blvd, Rockton, IL with Pastor Randy Snider of Family Cornerstone Church of Byron, IL officiating. Burial will be in Floral Lawn Cemetery. A visitation will be held at the Funeral Home from 12:30 p.m. until Funeral on Monday.