DAYTON - Mary E. Sims, 74, passed away at 12:10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 17, 2012 at Hospice of Dayton. Mary was born on July, 12, 1938 in Troy, Ohio to the late Clem and Lucille (Andrews) Clay.
Mary is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law, Robert and Windelene Sims of Piqua, Ohio, Virgil and Torrie Smothers of Troy, and Daryl Wells of Louisville, Ky.; four daughters, Rene Clark of Piqua, Hope Brandenburg of Jacksonville, Fla., Tarita Carter of Dayton, Ohio, and Lisa Wells of Springfield, Ohio.
She also is survived by three brothers and sisters-in-law, Lex and Joyce Andrews of Urbana, Ohio, Ben and Rhonda Andrews of Troy, and Steve Andrews of Troy, one sister and brother-in-law; Lavaga and Mike Rochester of Ann Arbor, Mich., 14 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one daughter, Kim, and one grandchild, Shakka Brandenburg.
A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, at Fisher-Cheney Funeral Home, Troy, Ohio, with Pastor Todd Hoskins, Pastor Mike Williams, Pastor Charles Carnes and Elder Brian Hamilton officiating.
Friends and family may call at the funeral home one hour prior to service (10 a.m. to 11 a.m.).
Interment will follow
at Riverside Cemetery,
The family asks that contributions be made to Hospice of Dayton, 324 Wilmington Ave. Dayton, OH 45420.
Condolences may be left for the family at www.fisher-cheneyfuneralhome.com.