Zita <I>Koch</I> Sims


Zita Koch Sims

Death 10 Jun 2000 (aged 88)
Burial Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA
Plot Section 3 lot 389 space #1
Memorial ID 32539166 View Source
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ZITA KOCH SIMS, 88, of Memphis, retired nurse, died of heart failure Saturday at St. Peter Villa Nursing Home. Mass will be said at 1 p.m. Wednesday at St. Therese-Little Flower Catholic Church with burial in Memorial Park. Family Funeral Care has charge. She was a member of Josephine Lewis Senior Citizens Center and a volunteer for the American Cancer Society. Mrs. Sims, the widow of Marvin Eugene Sims, leaves a daughter, Charlotte Sims Hart of Memphis; two sons, Roy E. Sims of Benton, Ark.,and Marvin Brent Sims of Memphis; a sister, Helen McPherson of Mississippi, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. The family requests any memorials be sent to St. Therese-Little Flower Catholic Church or St. Peter Villa. (Published in The Commercial Appeal 6/13/2000)

Predeceased by sisterd: Elziri Elizabeth 'Elsie' Koch Kohn and Mary Koch Para.

Additional information provided by Nancy Heib:
Zita was born on Highland Drive, in East Memphis, Tenn. She died of heart failure, at the age of 88, in the St. Peter Villa Nursing Home, in Memphis, Tenn. Zita was married to Marvin Eugene Sims in 1936. They had three children:
1. Charlotte (Sims) Hart
2. Roy Sims
3. Marvin Brent Sims

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  • Created by: Carole McCaig
  • Added: 31 Dec 2008
  • Find a Grave Memorial 32539166
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Zita Koch Sims (3 Dec 1911–10 Jun 2000), Find a Grave Memorial ID 32539166, citing Memorial Park Cemetery, Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Carole McCaig (contributor 46785778) .