Hazel M. Simms, 52, a teacher for 30 years

November 01, 1991

Hazel M. Simms, a teacher for 30 years, much of the time at an East Baltimore elementary school, died Oct. 9 at Good Samaritan Hospital of complications from diabetes.

Services for Miss Simms, who was 52 and lived on Cameron Road, were held Oct. 14 at the March funeral establishment.

Miss Simms taught for 21 years at the Tench Tilghman Elementary School, where the library will be dedicated in her honor in ceremonies being planned for Feb. 5.

A native of Newport News, Va., she was a graduate of the Huntington High School there and, in 1961, of the Norfolk Division of Virginia State College. She did graduate work at Coppin State College.

Her survivors include two sisters, Sandi Griffin and Jacquelyn Holmes, both of Baltimore; three brothers, LeRoy Simms of Newark, N.J., and Ronald and Marvin Simms, both of Baltimore; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

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