Carolyn Sims

Obituary of Carolyn Sims

Carolyn Flozel Meredith Sims, Carolyn was born: Odessa, Texas on October 4, 1946 and passed away in Ft. Worth, Texas on February 17, 2021. Carolyn Meredith Sims grew up and attended high school in Roscoe, TX. While in school in Roscoe, she loved being a majorette while twirling the baton at many football games. Her life was spent with good friends and family while taking care of her beloved poodle. Following graduation from high school, Carolyn attended Texas Tech University. Her dream job was to be a flight attendant and following completion of flight attendant school in California she went to work for Continental Airlines while living in California. Throughout the Vietnam War, she flew military air transports to many places overseas including Okinawa, Guam and Vietnam. Carolyn met Horace Clifton Sims during her travels abroad and they were married. From their marriage, she had two children: a daughter and son. Susan Meredith Sims (1976) and Steven Thomas Sims (1982). After retiring from Continental Airlines, she went on to Real Estate school and received her license. Carolyn also spent many years teaching special needs students at Arlington Heights High School and Burton Hill Elementary in Fort Worth, TX. She was a very selfless person who put the needs of others at the forefront of her mind. Carolyn was a fun-loving, humorous and energetic woman. She loved to take frequent trips to Ruidoso, NM with her daughter and other family members. She was an avid tennis player and spent many days on the courts at Ridglea Country Club. She enjoyed dinner parties and times spent with friends, later in life Carolyn would spend her time with her granddaughter that she loved immensely; she also received the blessing of a new grandson in her final days. Survived by: Daughter: Susan Sims Dinsdale of Ft. Worth, TX; Brent Dinsdale (son-in-law); Logan Victoria Cain (granddaughter), Son: Steven Thomas Sims of Fort Worth TX; Steven Shannon Sims Jr. (grandson), Brothers: Tommy Meredith of Wastella, TX, and David Meredith of Sweetwater, TX. She was preceded in death by: Frankie Pearl Williams Meredith (mother) and Marshall Meredith (father). Funeral details: Saturday, February 27th 2021, Roscoe Cemetery, Near I-20 and Hwy 104, Roscoe, TX 79545.