Lydia Simmons Stancell, 79 - Travelers Rest

Lydia Simmons Stancell, 79, of Travelers Rest, went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Monday, March 16 at Heartland Health Care Center.

Born in Greenville County, she was a daughter of the late Slais and Fannie Youngblood Simmons. She retired from the textile industry, and was a member of Belvue Baptist Church.

She is survived by a son: Michael Stancell (Kirsten); grandchildren: Micalea, Kreed, Raife, and Reianna Stancell; and sister: Nanny Shelton.

Along with her parents she was predeceased by 3 sisters and 2 brothers.

The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 6 until 7:30 pm at The Howze Mortuary.

Funeral services will be Wednesday at 11 am at Belvue Baptist Church with burial to follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens.

The family will be at their respective homes.

Memorials may be made to Gentiva Hospice, 15 Brendan Way, Suite 100, Greenville, SC 29615.