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LaVerne M. Sims

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Date published: 5/21/2013

LaVerne M. Sims

LaVerne Mary Sims, 95, of Stafford County passed away Sunday, May 12, 2013, at Greenfield Assisted Living.

Born Dec. 2, 1917, in Evansville, Ind., to Tillie and Fred Hoefling, she grew up in southern Indiana. In 1936 she married Roscoe "Chick" Sims. They started a family in Evansville. The family moved to Owensboro, Ky., in 1965. Her husband passed away in 1977.

Last year she moved to Stafford County to be with her son, Michael, and daughter-in-law Nancy Sims.

She is survived by her sister, Eloise Alexander of Evansville; son Michael (Nancy); daughter Diane Sims of BotheI, Wash.; grandson David Sims (Joan) of West River, Md.; granddaughter Leslie Jawarowski (Daniel) of Colorado Springs, Colo.; granddaughter Claudia Sims of Portland, Ore.; grandson Owen Sims of Berkley, Calif.; four great-grandchildren, Michael and Lauren Jawarowski and Zachary and Mason Sims; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Roscoe; and son Marc.

She was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Owensboro, Ky., where a Mass will be celebrated for her at noon, Saturday, June 1. Interment will be at Resurrection Cemetery in Owensboro following the Mass.

Additional arrangements are being made through Davis Funeral Home in Owensboro.