Karen Elaine Simms, 64, of Evansville, Indiana, passed away on Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at her home in Evansville, Indiana. She was born on January 24, 1956 in Henderson, Kentucky to the late James and Marion (Rogers) Simms.
Karen worked for several years at Ellis Park and other horse racing tracks, where she was well known as “Precious.” She loved working with horses, gardening, and was very social. She had many friends and never met a stranger. She was a small lady with a huge heart that loved her family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
She is survived by her daughter, Monika Adell (Bromm) Joines; grandchildren, Kane Vincent, Tyler Vincent, Sierra Joines, Kandis Hogan, and Tayler Hogan; great grandchildren, Elijah, Benjamin, Lydia, Cyrus, Evelyn, and Meliah,who lovingly called her NANA; sisters, Retha Harpole and Vickie Simms; Best friend and companion, Heavy Watson; numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family.
Karen is preceded in death by her parents, James and Marion (Rogers) Simms; brother, Roger Simms.
A celebration of Karen’s life will be announced by her family at a later date.
Simple Cremation Evansville is entrusted with care.
Friends may send a condolence to the family at www.SimpleCremationEvansville.com
Kevin Marret says
I’m so sorry for your loss. You know she is looking down over you now . I love y’all
Monika Joines says
Thanks Louie! Love you! She loved you too!
She was a very special woman, who would help anyone she could , I will never forget all the great memories shared , my prayers are with you Monika I know how much she loved you. RIP Mom you’ll forever be remembered until we all meet again.
monika joines says
Thanks! I appreciate you!
Kathy W. (Nurse at Echo) says
Beautiful soul which she shared with me and the rest of us who were fortunate to meet her through Echo. Offering prayers for her family who she loved and cherished very much.
Monika Joines says
Thank you! She loved all of you!
Cindy an Maurice Cobb says
So Sorry. I loved her yes will be messed by many. She loved the horses. Prayers to the family