Laura “L.T.” Timmons of Lewes, Del., passed away peacefully on March 8, 2023, surrounded by her family.

She was one of the most resilient women to ever walk this earth. The family was truly blessed to have her as the Timmons family matriarch. Being the fearless woman that she was, she persevered ever challenge in her life with courage and dignity. She was the family’s biggest cheerleader, nurturer and constant supporter. She was also a source of inspiration to the Timmons family. The family would not be where they are today if they didn’t have the support and will of Laura. She will be deeply missed by everyone whose lives she touched.

She met Christopher Timmons, and together they went on to have 11 children. She was a wonderful and loving mother who gave her all to her family. They will never be able to fill the space left behind by her.

Timmons was preceded in death by her husband, Christopher Timmons; sisters, Rosa Lee Harrison and Lula Mae Sanchez; brothers Robert Smith, Freddy Smith, Morris Smith Sr. and Ulysses Smith Sr.; daughters Lorraine Timmons and Marjorie Timmons; and sons, Gordon Page, Joseph Timmons and Charles Timmons. She is survived by her brothers Ellison Smith, James Smith (and Ernestine); daughters Cynthia Timmons Gray and Ann Armstrong (and Steven); sons, Dalton Page (and Angelica), James Timmons, Timothy Timmons (and Sheryl) and Marvin Timmons. She is deeply loved by 25 grandkids and a host of great-grandkids, along with close friends of the family.

Services will be held on Friday, March 17, 2023, at Friendship Baptist Church, 500 W 4th St, Lewes, Del., with a viewing from 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. and Home Going Service at 1 p.m.

Cooking was dear to her heart, so the family asked that, in lieu of flowers, people consider a donation to the Laura Timmons Culinary Fund by visiting Condolences may be sent online by visiting