Pearl Lena Hansel Sims passed away on August 5,2018, at her home surrounded by her loving family. Pearl was born on February 14,1923, in East Bernstadt, Kentucky, to Albert and Emma Hansel. She married Ernest Sims on October 29,1941. Pearl loved watching her doves out the window. She was known as Granny as she passed out corn candy to all the children who attended Tucker's Tots Daycare where she resided with her daughter, Donna Tucker, for the past 20 years. She was a Christian.
Pearl was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Ernest Sims and a son, Bobby Ray Sims. She is survived by one sister, Connie Sizemore of East Bernstadt; her children: Sharon Lazzelle (Len) of Strafford, MO; Joy Marino (Chuck} of Morrisville, MO; Boyd Sims (Barb} of Strafford, MO; Donna Tucker of Russellville; Lois Lamoureux of Dover; Rick Sims of Deer; and a daughter-in-love, Brenda Sims of Dover. She is also survived by
14 grandchildren,18 great-grandchildren, and 3 great-great-grandchildren.
A private graveside service and burial will be held at White Chapel Memorial Gardens in Springfield, Missouri. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: Tucker's Tots Daycare, 5920 North Arkansas Avenue, Russellville, AR 72801.
White Chapel Memorial Gardens