Betty Jean Phillips Sims, 81, Frankfort, died Sunday, December 29, 2013, at Frankfort Regional Medical Center. She was the wife of the late H.C. Sims.
She was born in Mercer County to the late Francis William and Pearl Henderson Phillips. She is a 1951 graduate of Frankfort High School and retired from Department of Purchasing at the KY State Government.
She is survived by a daughter, Debbye (Tom) Kordich, Frankfort; half-sister, Libby Simmons, Junction City, KY; sister, Alene Estep, Frankfort; grandchildren, Ashley (James) Cline, Erika Bradshaw, Demetrius (Amy) Bradshaw, and Brandon Bradshaw; eight great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a half-brother, Michael Francis Phillips.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday, January 3, 2014, at Gash Memorial Chapel with Bro. Bryan Proctor officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens in Frankfort. Visitation 11 a.m. Friday.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Leukemia Society of America, 710 West Main Street, Suite 201, Louisville, KY 40202-2690.
Casketbearers will be Brandon Bradshaw, Patrick Chaney, Demetrius Bradshaw, Nathaniel Broomall, Tom Kordich and Michael Aldridge.