Carol Louise Porter, 77 of Danville, left her Earthly body surrounded by her loved ones, on Monday, October 25, 2021 at her home. Per her wishes she will be cremated and no services will be held.
Carol was born in Danville on June 18, 1944 to Oscar E. and Mary Catherine (Williamson) Simmons, and they later moved to California where she attended school. Throughout the years Carol worked at many places, different factories, as a bartender at Bulan’s Bowling Alley, and was the manager at Oakwood Truck Stop Restaurant for many, many years before retiring. When she wasn’t working she was spending time with her favorite friends making sure they were okay; Barb Cline, her sister in law Doris Simmons, brother in law Jess Wyer, Carolyn Cornell, and her neighbor Sandy to name a few. She also truly loved her hair dresser Lisa and her friends Jim and Pat; her longtime friends Steve (Deb) Eversole and Kerry Eversole. She loved laughing and hanging out with “her” Todd, and Flo as well. She spent everyday with her daughter Nickie and family that gathered there. She loved fishing, yardwork, playing dice and cards, and her Fighting Illini and Chicago Cubs. She also loved watching wrestling on T.V.
On September 28, 1959 Carol married Donald A. Porter and the two have share over fifty-two years together. She leaves behind her husband Donald; here daughter Nicole (Robert) Wilson; three grandchildren: Jessica White, Dustin (Jordan) Morris, and Dalton Wilson; and five great-grandchildren: Zofia, Ammi, Gavin, Paisley, and Lily. Her many nieces and nephews will also never forget her. She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers Harold and Herb Simmons, a sister Shirley Wyer, and other siblings out of state.
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