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Lee Thurmon
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Lee Ann Thurmon, 57, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, Nov. 19.

She was born on April 27, 1950 in Turlock. She was a resident of Modesto for the past year, and previously she lived in Santa Cruz where she loved to sit on the beach. She enjoyed life and was always smiling; she enjoyed reading and music but her passion was learning, she was a student of history and art.

Survivors include her parents Norwood and Bette Simms of Modesto; her sister Evelyn Sandholm of Watsonville; her brother Doug and his wife Debi Simms of Escalon; and her brother Steven Simms of Salida.

Memorial donations may be made to Community Hospice, 4368 Spyres Way, Modesto, CA 95356, or National Kidney Foundation of Northern California, 131 Steuart St., Suite 520, San Francisco, CA 94105.

Private services.

Arrangements by Deegan Funeral Chapel, Escalon.

The Escalon (Calif.) Times

Nov. 28, 2007