Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas


April 26, 2006

Jane Sims - 4/26/06

Jane Sims, 65, died Tuesday, April 25, 2006, at her home in Rice.

She was born Feb. 27, 1941, in Reagor Springs, the daughter of Johnnie and Sylvia Stalter Anderson. She was reared in Ennis, graduating from Ennis High School in 1959. On March 16, 1963, she was married to Ralph J. “Gene” Sims. After their marriage they lived in Irving, moving to Ennis in May 1982. She was employed in the ad department of the Ennis Daily News for three years and as a clerk at Swilley’s for five years. She later worked for Bowie Elementary as a cook for nine years. She was a member of Friendship Baptist Church and the Ennis Rebekah Lodge.

She was preceded in death by her husband in 1998.

She is survived by a son and his wife, Ronald and Jennifer Sims of Illinois; two daughters and their husbands, Karen and Jeff White of Ennis and Lisa and David Tovar of Rice; her companion, Tommy “T.C.” Cannaday of Ennis; a brother and his wife, Jerry and Linda Anderson of Kilgore; a sister and her husband, Margaret and Bill Doherty of Ennis; 11 grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Keever Chapel with the Rev. Richard Moody officiating. Interment will follow at Myrtle Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at J.E. Keever Mortuary.

An online guest book is available at by selecting the Jane Sims obituary.

Arrangements by J.E. Keever Mortuary, Ennis. ∞

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