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Naomi Charlotte Simmons, American poet. Recipient Service award Amon Carter Museum, 1975-2001, Annual Poetry award National Federation State Poetry Societies, 1995-2004, Outstanding Service award, 2005.

Background

Simmons, Naomi Charlotte was born on August 28, 1923 in Amarillo, Texas, United States. Daughter of Thomas Elmer and Louise Irene (Babek) Stroud.

Education

AS, Amarillo (Texas) College, 1942.

Career

Secretary, Drs. Puckett-Puckett, Amarillo, 1940-1942;secretary, Pamtex Ordinance Place, Amarillo, 1942-1943.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: It's About Time, 1992, Lite Verse for Express Lane, 1992, Hooks, Lines and River Rhymes, 1994, I Will Miss You Gently, 1997, Christmas Chords, 2003.

Membership

Docent Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, 1975-2001. Docent emeritus volunteer Food Bank of Greater Tarrant County, Fort Worth, 1985-1994. Volunteer musician James L. West Presbyterian, Fort Worth, 1990-1994.

President Women of All Saints, Fort Worth, 1964-1966. Member Poetry Society Texas (director, program director 1991-2002, library 1991-2000, Promoting Poetry in Schools award 1991, Annual Poetry award 1988, 91-92, 95-97, 1999-2004), Poets of Tarrant County (president, programs committee 1988-1992), Fort Worth Poetry Society (vice president 2001, president 2002-2004), Composers, Authors and Artists of America.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: music, art.

Connections

Married Malcolm J. Simmons, April 6, 1943. Children: Judy Ann, Katherine Lee, Mary Martha, Michael Leo, Barbara Dell.

father:
Thomas Elmer Stroud

mother:
Louise Irene (Babek) Stroud

spouse:
Malcolm J. Simmons

children:
Judy Ann Simmons

Katherine Lee Simmons

Mary Martha Simmons

Michael Leo Simmons

Barbara Dell Simmons