Frances Maddox Sims, 75, of McGehee, died on July 13, 2014 in Little Rock.

Mrs. Sims was the McGehee City Clerk for 17 years before retiring. She loved to cook, shop, sew, and was an avid reader. She was a member of First Baptist Church of McGehee.

Mrs. Sims was born in Lake Village on April 20, 1939 and was the daughter of the late Morrison and Ruby Biggs Maddox.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Mildred Brose and her son-in-law, Jim Gorrell.

Survivors include her husband of 57 years, Doyle Sims; a son, Brad (Stella) Sims of McGehee; daughters, Nena Sims Gorrell of Columbus, Miss. and Connie Sims Moss of McGehee; a sister, Diane Fuller of Watson, and five grandchildren.

Visitation is July 15 from 12 p.m. until 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church of McGehee in McGehee. Funeral services will be  held at 1 p.m. on July 15 at the church with Rev. Ed Balducci officiating.

Burial will be at Tillar Cemetery in Tillar.