Daphney May Simmonds, age 94, died peacefully with family members by her side at Waterview Hills Nursing Home in Purdys , NY on June 19, 2018.
She was born on March 4, 1924 in Lime Hall, St. Ann, Jamaica, to Sylvania and Justina Simmonds. She grew up in Jamaica, attending High School and worked as a dietician for Victoria Jubilee Hospital for over 25 years. In 1957 she married Frederick Jackson in Kingston, Jamaica and raised three children there.
In later years they moved to New York, settling in the White Plains area, and then Patterson, NY.
Daphney is survived by her three children: Frederick, Elaine, and Joan, as well as eleven grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
A service will be held for her on June 30, 1:00pm, at The Full Gospel Assembly located at 400 Old Tarrytown Road in White Plains, NY, followed by a private cremation.