Hazel J. Simmons, a homemaker, died Friday in Grace Manor Nursing Home following a long illness. She was 68.
Born in Eupora, Miss., the former Hazel Daniels moved to Buffalo in 1948.
She married Ollie Simmons in 1952. He died in 1984.
Mrs. Simmons' hobbies included cooking and shopping.
Survivors include three daughters, Debra R. Griffin, Regina Williams and Flora Coleman, all of Buffalo; four sons, Ollie III, Gregory, and Columbus, all of Buffalo, and Wayne of Australia; 17 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Services were held today in True Bethel Baptist Church. Burial was in Forest Lawn.