Dessie Louise Sims

Dessie Louise Sims

Dessie Louise Sims, 77, of Parkersburg, gained her Angel Wings, Saturday evening August 19, 2017 with her family by her side. Dessie was born May 29, 1940 in Parkersburg to late Drexel P. and Nellie M (Willison) Anderson.

Louise was previously employed at J.C. Penney as a clerk. She was a member of Lubeck United Methodist Church serving as Sunday School Secretary and Head Usher.

Louise will be deeply missed by her son, Ralph Lee Wires, Jr. of Parkersburg, a brother Larry Anderson of Parkersburg, two sisters Martha J. McGee of Parkersburg, and Faye Harkins of Chesapeake, VA, one grandson Matthew Lee Wires and wife Amanda, one great granddaughter Sadie L. Wires.

In addition to her parents, Louise was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Dayton, three brothers, Paul, Harold, and Drexel Anderson, Jr., and one sister Helen C. Wilson.

A Funeral service will be conducted at 1:00 P.M. Thursday August 24, 2017 at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home with Rev. James Martin officiating. Interment will be at Sunset Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends from 12:00 P.M. to 1:00 P.M. Thursday at the funeral home.

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Sunset Memorial Funeral Home of Parkersburg is serving the family.