March 7, 2013
Pat Sims, formally of Amarillo, Texas, and Altus, Oklahoma, died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, in Oklahoma City. Services will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday at Rector Funeral Home in Amarillo. Interment will be at Llano Cemetery.
Pat was born Sept. 15, 1941 in Olustee to Curtis and Minnie Jane Pruitt. She was raised in Oklahoma with her seven siblings, Jack, Kenneth, Rita, Billy and Bobby Pruitt, Lana and Yvonne Day.
In 1957, Pat married Ray Cline of Oklahoma City and had two daughters, Janet and Terri. In 1962, she married George Sims of Denison, Texas, and had her third daughter, Lisa. They raised their family in Altus where they lived for 27 years. In 1988 Pat became widowed and moved to Amarillo, eventually marrying and residing there with her late husband, Arthur Warren of Waco, Texas.
Pat was preceded in death by her parents, a sister, and four brothers.
She is survived by two sisters, Lana Duncan of Altus, and Yvonne Fiorentini of Las Vegas, Nev.; as well as three daughters, Janet Cline of Amarillo, Terri Cline of Oklahoma City, and Lisa Matthys of Wichita Falls, Texas. Pat also leaves behind two grandchildren, Haylie and Noah Gladden, of Wichita Falls.
Pat was known as the family historian for her love of genealogy, and none of her family will forget the stories she told and the songs she sang to them when they were kids. She loved planting flowers, reading books and most of all, she loved her family and pets. Shell be truly missed by everyone.
The family requests that any memorial donations be made to the Leukemia/Lymphoma Society or Hospice.