Nancy E. Sims Hoover

Published 8:09 am Monday, May 7, 2018

Nancy E. Sims Hoover, 75, of Stanford, KY, went to her heavenly home the morning of May 5, 2018, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Waynesburg, KY to the late Duval Sr. and Jestie Sims. Nancy graduated from Danville School of Nursing in 1961 and served her community for 53 years. She held positions at local physician offices, Danville Hospital, Thomson-Hood Veterans Center n Wilmore, KY, Fort Logan Hospital, Wahiawa General Hospital in Wahiawa, HI, Lincoln County Regional Jail and most recently Lincoln County Health Department before retiring. She was a member of Fairview Baptist Church. She loved her family and friends and was know as “Mammie” to most. Her grandkids were the light of her life and she will be dearly missed by all who had the honor of knowing her.

Survivors include two sons, Jon (Jamie) Hoover of Knoxville, TN and Dave (Emily) Hoover of Stanford, KY; one daughter, Regina (Scott Heath) Hoover Phillips of Stanford, KY; three brothers, David Sims, Clinton Sims, and Duval Sims, Jr. (Eleanor); seven grandchildren, Stephanie Hoover, Street Phillips, Jestie Phillips, Katelynn Hoover, Jaiden Hoover, Jacob Hoover, and Jones Hoover; and a sister-in-law, Dee Sims.

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In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Albert Sims and John Sims; and three special sister-in-law’s, Carol Sims, Teruko Sims, and Anna Sims

Visitation will be Monday, May 7, 2018 from 5-8 p.m. at Spurlin Funeral Home, Stanford. Funeral will be Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 11 a.m. at Spurlin Funeral Home, Stanford with Jeff Sims officiating. Burial will follow at Gooch Cemetery, Kings Mountain, KY.

Pallbearers will be Street Phillips, Jestie Phillips, Katelynn Hoover, Jaiden hoover, Jacob Hoover, and Miranda Goens. Honorary Pallbearers are Dr. Rod Bates, Alfred Pence, Dr. Hussam Hamdalla, Wes Cornett, Herman Cornett, and Bro. Johnny Baker.