She is survived by her husband, Willie J. Sims; three children, Joyce Sims of Louisville, Kenneth Sims and Danny Sims, all of Paducah; three grandchildren; a great-grandson; five siblings, Don Alexander of Murray, Lena Smith, Judy Jones, Aline Reed, and Earlene Reaves, all of Paducah; and several nieces and nephews.
Preceding her in death were her siblings, Shirley Wright, Louise Frizzell, Mary Edwards, J.W. Alexander, and Robert Earl Alexander; and her parents, Walter Estel and Aimee Clark Alexander.
Graveside services were held at Brooks Memorial Park Chapel on Monday January 2, with the Rev. Wayne Carter officiating.
Contributions may be made to McCracken County Animal Shelter, c/o McCracken County Judge Executives Office, McCracken County Courthouse, 300 South 7th St., Paducah, KY 42003.