Obituary: Thelma L. Sims


ASHTON - Thelma L. Sims, 87, of Ashton, passed away Tuesday, June 7, 2011 at Spectrum Health – Reed City Hospital.

She was born June 1, 1924, in Cedar Township, Osceola County to Glen and Lydia (Bowen) Lincoln. Thelma married Lambert Sims in September 1939. He preceded her in death in 1976.

Surviving are two sons, Jack (Vikki) Sims, and Steven (Janet) Sims; 11 grandchildren, including Patti (Paul) Sisson, with whom she made her home, and numerous great grandchildren. Besides her husband, Thelma was preceded in death by her children Phillys, James, Ferris, Valeria, and Wava; and a brother Boyd who died in World War II.

Visitation was held on Friday, June 10 at McDowell Funeral Home. Burial was at Ashton Cemetery.