Trudy Sims Johnson

April 2, 1956 ~ June 17, 2020 (age 64)


Trudy Sims Johnson, 64, of Danville, KY passed away on Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at Ephraim McDowell Medical Center in Danville, Ky. Born on April 2, 1956 in Danville, KY to the late Jesse James Sims and Margie Propes Sims. She worked for Creative Draperies, Genesco, Trim Masters and Redwing as a seamstress. She attended Faith Temple Church in Jesus Name in Stanford, KY. Trudy was a loving mother and sister who he enjoyed county music, shopping, dancing and spending time with her family and friends. She cherished every moment she had with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Survivors include her husband, Jerry Wayne Johnson of Danville, KY; two sons, James Allen Neikirk of Danville, KY and Jerry Wayne Johnson, Jr. (Amanda) of Springfield, KY; one daughter, Tammy Neikirk Gadberry (Tommy) of Danville, KY; two step-daughters, Tammy Johnson Herring of Danville, KY and Christy Johnson Rico (Mario) of Stanford, KY; one brother, Estel Sims (Pam) of Danville, KY; two sisters, Darlene Sims Cross (Danny) of Danville, KY and Janice Sims Coontz (Donald) of Hustonville, KY; eleven grandchildren, Delaina Gadberry McKee, Lacey Lane Loveday, Marshall Vanover, Jr., Jameson Johnson, Peyton Johnson, Jenson Johnson, Kelsey Rico Flores, D’andre Rico, Rosa Lee Rico, Travis Herring, Dexter Herring and Katlyn Herring.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Jesse James Sims and Margie Propes Sims; one brother, Edwin Sims; and a sister, Anna Mae Sims Howard Rentas.

A visitation has been scheduled for Sunday, June 21, 2020 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Spurlin Funeral Home in Stanford, KY. Funeral will be held on Monday, June 22, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. at Spurlin Funeral home in Stanford, KY with Bro. Paul Johnson officiating. Burial will follow at Bellevue Cemetery in Danville, KY.

Pallbearers are D’andre Rico, Travis Herring, Dexter herring, Jesse Johnson, Michael Coontz and Josh Reardon.

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June 21, 2020

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Spurlin Funeral Home Stanford
411 West Main Street
Stanford, KY 40484

Funeral Service
June 22, 2020

1:00 PM

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