on January 29, 2016 10:43 AM

Verna M. “Nippy” Sims, 65, of Indiana, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016, at home.

She was born Aug. 21, 1950, in Greensburg, the daughter of the late James S. and Rose Ellen (Thompson) Sims.

Nippy enjoyed flower gardening, crafts and coloring books.

Verna is survived by her sister Awanda Sims, of Indiana; brother Jesse Sims, of New Florence; and several nieces, nephews and great-nieces and -nephews who she deeply loved.

In addition to her parents, Verna was preceded in death by brothers Kenneth Thompson-Sims, James W. Sims and Harry T. Sims, and sisters Martha R. Silliman and Mary Wagner.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Kenneth A. Stuart Funeral Home, 139 Ligonier St., New Florence, where a service will be held 11 a.m. Monday. Interment will be in St. James Cemetery.

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