Photo: Donna Simms of Morris  1948 - 2022

Donna Simms, age 74, of Morris, IL passed away peacefully with family by her side, Wednesday, November 9, 2022 at Park Pointe Nursing Home in Morris. Born July 6, 1948 in Joliet, IL to the late John “Jack” Leonard (2000) and Dorothy Maxine (nee Ulbrich) (2019) Simms.

Donna previously worked for the Department of Defense, Wescom Dispatch, and for twenty-two years was employed at the Four Seasons Liquor Store in Morris. She enjoyed crocheting blankets and was an avid reader of true crime novels. She would be proud to know her books will be donated to the Park Pointe Library for other residents to enjoy.

Surviving are two grandsons, Logan Holcomb of Morris and Jherad Holcomb of Mt. Juliet, TN; two great-grandsons, Jherad and Jacob Holcomb; sisters, Cheryll Rodriguez of Joliet and Jill Princko of Wilmington, IL; two brothers, David (Kathy) Simms and Bill (Rhae Wise) Simms, both of South Wilmington; numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews; brother-in-law, Ralph Countryman of South Wilmington; and special friend, Maureen Tambling of Morris.

Preceding her in death were her parents; brother, John “Muffler” Simms, Jr. (2012); and two sisters, Luann Countryman (2003) and Cindy Biebuck (2021).

Visitation for Donna will be at the R.W. Patterson Funeral Home & Crematory, Braidwood, Wednesday, November 16, 2022 from 4:00 p.m. until the time of funeral services beginning at 6:00 p.m. Cremation rites will be accorded following services.

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