Beverly Joan Sims, 81, of Taylorville passed away at 2:47 a.m. on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at the Taylorville Care Center in Taylorville. She was born on September 26, 1933, the daughter of Buck and Nellie Waterman.  She married Dallas R. Sims in Hillsboro, Illinois on February 6, 1949.  He preceded her in death on October 10, 1999.  Mrs. Sims was a homemaker, and a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Taylorville.  She loved cooking, fishing, and spending time with her family.

She is survived by her children, Alice (Rod) Boensel, Jody (Chuck) Campbell, David (Jamye) Sims, Myron (Tammy) Sims, Myrna (Ron) Seiler, and daughter-in-law Barb Sims all of Taylorville; 30 grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; sisters-in-law: Betty Kinnett, Doris Waterman, Donna Waterman and Hope Waterman all of Taylorville, Viola Sims of Norfolk, VA; brother-in law: Ronnie Sims of Georgia; several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Dallas Sims, son Allen Sims, grandchildren Joseph Welge and Faith Sims, and all her siblings.     

Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 21, 2015 at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville, with visitation one hour before the service.  Pastor Steve Switzer will officiate and burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery.  

Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville, Illinois.

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