Elizabeth Ann Sims Witten

Witten 4-2016Elizabeth Ann Sims Witten, 88, formally of St Cloud, FL, passed away on April 12th, 2016 in Webster, TX. She was born on May 30th, 1927 in Louisville, Kentucky, to Viola Agnes Collard Sims and Claude Jerome Sims, Sr. Elizabeth is survived by her daughter, Kathy W. Pittman and husband Grant; her son, Douglas A. Witten and his wife Claire; her grandchildren, Jessica Pittman, James Pittman and Logan Witten; and numerous family members and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, James E. Witten; her brother CJ Sims, Jr; her sister, Sister Louise Marie Sims, RSM, and her parents. Texas arrangements are as follows, Funeral Mass will be held Wednesday, April 20th, at 7 pm at St. Clare of Assisi Catholic Church, 3131 El Dorado Blvd, Houston, TX 77059. Kentucky arrangements are as follows, Visitation April 22nd from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Rogers-Oller Funeral Home, Clarkson, KY. Funeral Mass April 23rd , at 11:00 AM, at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, 306 Clifty Ave, Clarkson, KY, 42726. Burial will follow at St. Elizabeth Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a memorial donation in Elizabeth’s memory may do so to the St. Clare of Assisi Building Fund, 3131 El Dorado Blvd, Houston TX, 77059; to St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, or to their favorite charity.


  1. Heartfelt condolences and prayers from a Collard cousin.

    Susan Smith
  2. In prayerful remembrance of your beautiful Mother, we offer our prayers and comfort to your family.

    Marilyn and Ed Barnard, family of Jack and Katherine Chapman

    Marilyn Barnard
  3. Our prayers go out to Elizabeth’s family as you grieve your loss and celebrate her life. We are blessed by the way that she lived her faith at St. Clare in Clear Lake and will remember her quiet and gentle presence that spoke volumes. May she now experience the joy and fullness of life everlasting.

    Charles and Natalie Giardina

    Charles & Natalie Giardina

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