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Gloria Emma Sims

November 28, 1942 ~ December 23, 2021 (age 79)

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Gloria Emma Chavera-Sims, of Fort Worth, aged 79, passed away peacefully on December 23, 2021 surrounded by her family.  Gloria was a caring mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She will be missed by all who knew her.  Gloria was a lifetime devout catholic and believed in eternal life.  She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, being outdoors tending to her plants and helping others. 

Gloria is preceded to heaven by parents: Adan Chavera and Dominga Chavera; ex-husband William Sims Sr.; sister-in-laws Olga Chavera and Dora Garza-Chavera; nephew Alex Chavera; and beloved pets Tucker, Bailey and Sassy.  Gloria has recently been followed to heaven by her brother-in-law Chris Benavides.  She is survived by her children: Joseph (Magdaliny) Sims, Marilyn Sims, Mary Sims and William Sims Jr. (Jamie) and much-loved pet Baby.  Also surviving her are her honorary children: Ronda (Steve) Horstman, Monica (Brad) Foster and Patrick (Joy) Tam and family; her cherished grandchildren:  Tiana Sims, William Sims III (Chrissy), Brynn (Zachary) James, Christian Sims, Brooklyn Sims, Konstantina Dimoulaki, Yianni Dimoulakis, Efstathia Dimoulakis, Georgia Dimoulaki, Allyson Horstman, and Miranda Valenzuela; her adored great grandchildren: Jace Sims and Sophia Massey.  As the oldest child, Gloria had a close and loving bond with all of her siblings, including her sisters: Irma Benavides, Velma Young, Nelda Menchaca; and brothers: Adan Chavera, Arvey Chavera, Arnold (Kathe) Chavera, Adrian Chavera, Jerry Chavera; sister-in-law Yolanda Cuevas and brother-in-laws Mike Young and Carlos Menchaca.  She will also be missed by her numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family and friends.  Gloria will be remember for her generous heart and beautiful smile. 

A funeral mass will be held on Friday, January 14, 2022 at St. Rita Catholic Church, 5550 E Lancaster Ave. Fort Worth, Texas at 10:00 am, with a reception following the mass.  If desired, in lieu of flowers please donate to: Meals on Wheels, your local animal shelter or Catholic Charities. 



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Funeral Mass
February 4, 2022

10:00 AM
St. Rita Catholic Church
5550 Lancaster Ave
Ft. Worth, TX 76112
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