Monday, Jun 24, 2019

Patricia Anne Sims

11/13/1934 - 10/12/2014

Patricia Anne Sims, 79, Cherokee Village, Ark., died at her home Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014.

She was born Nov. 13, 1934, in Harvard to Henry and Edith Beamsley Croak.

She was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church in Cherokee Village for 20 years and a previous member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Harvard. She was an honors graduate of Northern Illinois University in 1956 and became a housewife who enjoyed traveling with her husband as well as playing bridge with her friends, working crossword puzzles and reading.

Survivors include her husband, William Sims; four daughters, Victoria (Timothy) Linhart, Harvard, Laura (Robert) Schrom, Rockford, Karen (Kim) Sims, Vernon Hills, and Kathleen (Herbert) Grimm, Capron; a brother, Henry Croak; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; one niece and three nephews; and many other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Visitation was Oct. 15 in the chapel of Tri-County Funeral Home, Highland, Ark.

Funeral Mass was Oct. 18 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Harvard.

Memorial donations can be made to the American Heart Association at

Arrangements were made by Tri-County Funeral Home, Highland, Ark.