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Velma Parker Sims
Original name: Velma Parker Sims
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Birth: Jan. 17, 1909
Alberta, Canada
Death: Jan. 2, 1992
Saint George
Washington County
Utah, USA

Salt Lake Tribune, The (UT) - Friday, January 3, 1992
Deceased Name: Velma P. Sims

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ST. GEORGE, Utah--Velma Parker Sims, age 82, died Thursday, January 2, 1992 at the St. George Care Center.

She was born Jan. 17, 1909 at Alberta, Canada to James S. and Ruthena Davids Parker. She married John C. Hadley in 1929; he preceded her in death in October, 1963. She married Elmer L. Sims, Dec. 2, 1965 at Elko, Nevada. Mrs. Sims was educated in the Salt Lake City Schools and lived there until coming to St. George in 1971. Mrs. Sims worked as president of Hadley Transfer/Storage Company until she sold it in 1975. She has served as past president of LOE Lodge #85 and past president of Utah Motor Transport Association - Ladies Auxiliary.

Surviving family members include her husband, Elmer, St. George; one grandson, Robert Hadley, Salt Lake City; two great-grandchildren, three sisters and one brother, Mary Fehr, Roy, Wash.; Thora Hardin, San Gabriel, Calif.; Berta Rodgers, Clearlake Oaks, Calif.; and Delbert Parker, Woodland.

Graveside services will be Monday, Jan. 6, 1992, 2 p.m. at the St. George City Cemetery. Friends may call at Metcalf Mortuary, 288 West St. George Blvd. prior to services.

 
 
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 Parents:
  James Slack Parker (1868 - 1936)
  Ruthenia Davids Parker (1870 - 1928)
 
 Spouse:
  Elmer Lochhead Sims (1908 - 1996)
 
 Siblings:
  Edith Maud Parker Henderson (1887 - 1969)*
  George Henry Parker (1889 - 1969)*
  James Earl Parker (1893 - 1945)*
  Harriet Parker Jordon (1894 - 1917)*
  Bertha Parker Rodgers (1907 - 1997)*
  Velma Parker Sims (1909 - 1992)
  Delbert Watson Parker (1916 - 2015)**
  Vilda Parker Chivers (1922 - 1995)**
  Ray Watson Parker (1925 - 1970)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Saint George City Cemetery
Saint George
Washington County
Utah, USA
Plot: L_12_24
 
Maintained by: Max Turpin
Originally Created by: Utah State Historical So...
Record added: Feb 02, 2000
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Velma <i>Parker</i> Sims
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Velma <i>Parker</i> Sims
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