Thursday, February 10, 2011

Virginia L. Sims, 81, of Butterfield, passed away at Cox South in Springfield on Feb. 6, 2011.

She was born to John Anderson and Helen Roberts on Oct. 5, 1929, in Albia, Iowa.

She worked in the food industry.

She married Samuel Leonard Sims who preceded her in death.

Survivors include: two sons, William Sims and his wife, Lois, of Butterfield, and Roy Sims, of Azuza, Calif.; one daughter, Vonda Ritter and her husband Luke, of Jamestown, Ind.; 13 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, she is preceded in death by two daughters, Janet Louise Ault and Carol Jean Newton; one son, Leonard Leroy Sims; and two grandchildren.

Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 13 at her residence, 10603 N. Maple, Butterfield.

Cremation arrangements are under the direction of the White Funeral Home and Crematory, Cassville.