August 13, 1949 ~ August 7, 2020

Born in: Gibson County, IN
Resided in: Owensville, IN

Ellen M. “Reese” Sims, 70, of Owensville, IN lost her long battle with cancer August 7, 2020. She was born August 13, 1949 in Gibson County Indiana to the late Ivan and Linda (Smith) Wilson. Reese attended and graduated from Patoka High School. She retired from Ameriqual Foods where she worked as a fork truck driver. Reese is most know for working at Stop-N-Go for the last several years. She enjoyed working and riding four wheelers. Reese will be missed by many in her family and our community.

She was preceded in death by her parents and sister Phyllis Mayberry.

Reese is survived by her children Diana Perry and Denise (Don) Hayes; grandchildren Amber Haile, Derrick (Courtney), Alyssa (Alex Frymire) Guard, Ashton, and Evan Wilson; sisters Betty (Linus) Lindy, Ruth (Stan) White, and Judy (Ron) Morrison.

Holder’s Funeral Home is honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mrs. Sims. Share your messages of condolence with the family of Reese and sign her virtual guest book by going to www.Holdersfuneralhome.com

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  1. Our hearts goes out to Judy, Betty & Ruth in the loss of Reese & Phyllis.

    You are in our prayers.

    Pamela & Thomas Morrison.

  2. R.i.p Reese. Will always remember you hiring me at the country side. We had the absolute best Christmas parties! Always on christmas eve. I was never feeling well christmas day lol. Miss that witt that only you had. Go rest high on that mountain. Much love…

  3. Reese, you battled for a long time. May you have your peace now. My condolences to Betty, Ruthie and Judy.

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