Kora Marie Simmons. 33 years old passed away surrounded by family and friends on November 9th 2022. She was born on February 8th 1989 in Denver, Colorado to Jessie Simmons and Billy Orr. Kora weighed 1pound 4 ounces when she came into this world and was given very little hope for life, but she prevailed and made the best of her short life.
With the heart of gold and the love of life she made friends with everyone she met Kora enjoyed birds, radio’s, most of all her pictures she got pictures of anyone and everyone that would give her one. She had many friends at Pivot/ Community Alternatives program.
Kora has lived in Denver, Colorado Omaha Nebraska, Red Cloud Nebraska, Beatrice Nebraska, Lincoln and Hickman Nebraska. She graduated from Beatrice high school in 2010.
Survivors include Grandmother Connie Simmons, sister Larenda Simmons nephew Dominik Ewing of Beatrice Dad William Orr of Missouri Aunt/Guardian Gina Stevens and husband Craig Cousins Jennifer, Callie and Dakota Lucas special family friends Stacey and Mike Helgoth of Hickman.
She was preceded in death by her mother Jessie Simmons grandfather Billy Simmons niece Chloe Ewing Cousin Amber Utter
There will be no service at this time cremation has taken place inurnment of cremains will be in Red Cloud Nebraska at a later date.
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