Sims, Ruby Louise
Ruby Louise Sims passed away on Nov 23, 2018 in Sacramento, CA. Ruby was born on July 7, 1938 in Macon, GA to Charlie and Fannie Sims. After earning a degree in Mathematics and minor in Chemistry from Savannah State University in Georgia, she taught high school math in Macon. Ruby moved to Sacramento in 1966. She worked for the State of CA for 28 years as a Programmer Analyst for the Dept of Energy and Caltrans, retiring in 1996. Ruby loved gardening, travelling, and cooking. Ruby is survived by her brother, Benjamin Sims; nephew, Michael Sims; niece, Sheryl Sims-Schuster; greatnieces Nicole Sims and Shannon Schuster; and great-nephew Thomas Schuster. Ruby was preceded in death by her parents and sister-in-law, Irene E. Middlebrooks-Hightower. The family thanks the staff at Brookdale Citrus Heights Senior Living for their wonderful care for the past 7 years. Visitation is scheduled 2-6pm on Dec 10 at Thompson Rose Chapel, 3601 5th Ave. Funeral will take place on Dec 11 at 11am at Shiloh Baptist Church, 3565 9th Ave. Ruby will be interred in Forsyth, GA.