Evelyn E. Sims | Obituary


Evelyn E. Sims Evelyn Eveon Hedges Smith Sims, 84, of Hedgesville, WV went to join the Lord on Sunday, August 28, 2022.

Born in Berkeley County, WV, she was the daughter of the late Charles N. Hedges and Emma Frances Riggs Hedges.

She is survived by one daughter, Retta V. Henry and her husband, David; a granddaughter, Meredyth Hofe McCormick and her husband, Dylan; one sister, Jettie Johnson; sister-in-law, Louise Blakley; and her furry babies, Sweet Pea, Lucy and Slim.

She was predeceased by her first husband, Cecil Ray Smith; her second husband, Kenneth Sims; three brothers, Roy, James (Bill) and Raymond (Toe Joe) Hedges; one sister, Hazel; brothers-in-law, Donald Whittington and Beverly Johnson; and his sister-in-law Geneviève Hedges.

Evelyn has worked at Inwood Mill, Musselman Apple Plant, cook at Pleasant View School and volunteered for things: Pleasant View Community Center, President of the PTA, mother of the softball team, helped with the Marching Band of Berkeley Springs. She, along with her husband, Kenny, made and decorated cakes, a baker of all kinds, pies, bread, apple dumplings, candies, jelly and jams, apple butter sold at Apple Butter Festival in Berkeley Springs, WV. She helped her husband Kenny with school party activities. She loved helping children in any way she could. She enjoyed cooking and bringing dinner to others, but most of all enjoyed serving God and singing gospel songs in many churches. She touched many lives, gave to others and was a faithful wife.

She was a member of the Miracle Center (Independent Church of God, late Pastor Hennis Fox and Johnsontown Church of the Brethren, Pastor Dennis Rhoe).

The family will receive friends on Thursday, September 1, 2022 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Brown’s Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, September 2, 2022 with nephew, Jerry Cox and Pastor Dennis Rhoe officiating at Snyder Bible Church. The family will receive friends one hour before the church service. Interment will be in Snyder Chapel Cemetery. A reception will follow at Johnsontown Church of the Brethren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Snyder’s Bible Church, 10980 Martinsburg Road, Hedgesville, WV 25427 or the Brethren’s Johnsontown Church, PO Box 278, Hedgesville, WV 25427.

Online condolences can be offered at www.BrownFuneralHomesWV.com


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