James Sylvester Sims, age 78, of Elizabethtown, passed away, Thursday, January 5, 2023, at his residence.
He was born June 16, 1944, in Grayson County, to the late Maurice and Viola Frances Bradley Sims. He was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church in Peonia.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three sisters, Bernice Osnoe, Pauline Sims and Mary Doris Douthitt and three brothers, Cletus Sims, Bernard Sims and Donald Sims.
James is survived by two brothers, Clevie J. Sims (Gerry) and John Sims (Eva); three sisters, Barbara Robinson, Bernetta Higdon (Milburn) and Brenda Bratcher (Don); a sister-in-law, Yvonne Sims; his very loving caregivers, Suzanne and Steve Wright and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral Mass will be held at 11 AM (CST), Monday, January 9, 2023, at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Peonia with Rev. Brandon Williams officiating. Burial will follow in the St. Anthony Church Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 3 to 7 PM (CST), Sunday and from 9 to 10:30 AM (CST), Monday at Rogers-Oller Funeral Home in Clarkson.