Vivian Ione Simms, age 84, died Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at Hilltop Manor in Cunningham. She was born March 5, 1929 in Wiseman, Ark., the daughter of Ira and Daisy (Barnes) Reeves. She was a homemaker.

On Sept. 12, 1948, she married Marion E. Simms, at Pratt. He died August 8, 1994.

She is survived by a daughter, Vicki Baucum, Pratt; five grandchildren, Shannon Swafford, Brooke Ramirez, Kyle Baucum, Matthew Pearson, and Michael Pearson; and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, and a daughter Janice Pearson.

Cremation has taken place. Memorial graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 28 at Greenlawn Cemetery, Pratt, with John Hamm officiating.

Memorials may be made to the Pratt Area Humane Society in care of Larrison Mortuary 300 Country Club Rd., Pratt, KS 67124. Condolences may be left at