She was born on Nov. 28, 1928 in Briceville, Tenn., to William W. and Minnie (Lloyd) Simmons.
Lorene was employed at RCA in Bloomington, Indiana for 24 years and she retired in 1990.
Survivors include a son; Dewayne A. (Cathy) Phipps of Linton; two grandchildren, Allen Phipps of Terre Haute and Jessica (Charlie) Kaho of Kansas; six great-grandchildren; and one sister; Kathleen Wright of Linton.
Lorene was preceded in death by her parents; one daughter; Connie Simmons; four brothers; Jim, Lawrence, Junior and Albert Simmons; and one sister; Billy House.
Funeral service will begin on Wednesday, December 22, at 11 a.m. at the Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel with Pastor David Atkins officiating. Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery in Linton.
Visitation hours will be from 5-8 p.m. on Tuesday, December 21 at the Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel in Linton.
Visitation will continue on Wednesday, Dec. 22, from 9 a.m. until the hour of service.
Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonpoindexter.com.