Eunice Oneal Sims, 96, of Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas, passed away Friday, July 21st, 2017 at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Arkansas.
She was born in Newark, Arkansas on April 25, 1921, daughter of the late Susie Pearl (Brumley) and Thurman Allen Walker. Eunice was united in marriage to the late Henry Edwin Sims, Sr on February 14, 1941 in Tuckerman, Arkansas and from this union came two sons. She spent her life as loving daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, aunt and friend. During her working years she worked as a homemaker then worked as a secretary for the University of Illinois. Eunice was a member of the Ash Flat Church of Christ in Ash Flat, Arkansas.
Eunice is survived by her sisters, Dovie Logan of Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas, Vela Truitt of Mountain Home, Arkansas and Debra Ledbetter of Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas; brother, Charles Walker of Marion, Arkansas; six grandchildren, Jason Sims, Todd Sims, Chris Sims, Jerred Sims, Laurie Sims and Julie Sims; three great grandchildren, Meagan Sims, Kristen Sims and Ethan Sims and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Sims, Sr; sons, Henry "Hank" E. Sims, Jr and Jerry Allen Sims; parents, Susie and Thurman Walker; sisters, Opal Vandever and Audrey Douglas and infant brother, Thurman Allen Walker, Jr.
Funeral services will be Thursday, July 27, 2017 beginning at 11:00 AM at Doty Family Funeral & Memorial Service Chapel in Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas with Bro. Don Truitt officiating. Visitation will begin at 10:00 AM until service time.
Arrangements entrusted to Doty Family Funeral & Memorial Service of Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas.