Zora Laverne Simonds

January 28, 1933 ~ October 28, 2021 (age 88)


Zora L. Simonds, age 88 went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on October 28, 2021 in Corpus Christi, Texas. Zora was first and foremost a Christian devoted to serving her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Zora was a life-long member of the Church of Christ and was a current member of Kings Crossing Church of Christ in Corpus Christi, Texas.

Zora was born and raised by her parents, Costid and Iris Newsome in Desdemona, Texas. She graduated from Corpus Christi High School in 1949. Zora worked for Del Mar College and the Texas Department of Public Safety.

Zora loved spending time with family and attending church and church activities.

Zora was preceded in death by her parents; her brothers, Fred and Donald Newsome and son, David M. Simonds, Jr.

Zora is survived by her loving husband of 50 years, David M. Simonds, Sr.; her children, Cheryl (Bob) Bracey, Victor (Krista) Simonds, Kathy (Mark) Jones and Janice (Tommy) Moore; grandchildren, Andrew Jones, Isabel and Rachel Simonds, David Moore and nieces and nephews.

A Funeral Service will be held at 10:00 a.m. at the Kings Crossing Church of Christ on Friday, November 5, 2021, 5901 Yorktown Boulevard, Corpus Christi, Texas. Interment to follow at 11:30 a.m. at Seaside Memorial Park, 4357 Ocean Drive, Corpus Christi, Texas.

Pallbearers are Bob Bracey, Victor Simonds, Mark Jones, Tommy Moore, Andrew Jones, Isabel Simonds, Rachel Simonds and David Moore.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Kings Crossing Church of Christ or Kings Crossing Prison Ministries.

Her family would like to thank Dr. Charles Breeling, Dr. Paxton Longwell, Dr. Michael Tschickardt, Humpal Physical Therapy, A*Med Hospice, as well as all of her friends and family that joined in prayer along Zora’s journey.

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