LaChishia Chantel Sims was born June 28, 1983 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas to Felicia Sims and Roderick Frye.
She accepted Christ as her Savior at an early age at St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church in Roe, Arkansas.
She was a graduate of Ellison High School in Killeen, Texas. She obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Medical Administration from the University of Central Arkansas in Conway, Arkansas. In addition, she received her Real Estate license and Insurance license. LaChishia was employed at Comcast Cable in Killeen for numerous years.
LaChishia enjoyed singing, arts and crafts, fashion, traveling, and dancing, as well as spending time with her family and friends. She had a big heart. Everyone who met her loved her. LaChishia’s greatest accomplishments were her sons, whom she loved dearly.
She departed this life on Sunday, October 17, 2021 surrounded by family. LaChishia was preceded in death by her first husband Kendrick Henderson, grandfather Lee Mathis Sims, great grandparents J.D. and Willie Mae Mitchell, Ada Hogan Timmons, and Henry Sims, niece Vegazz Kalise Qualls, and brother Carrington ‘Sip’ Frye.
LaChishia leaves to cherish her memories two sons D’Vante Sims-Evans of Killeen, TX and Je’Von Sims-Evans of Colorado Springs, CO; husband Clefton Evans of Killeen, TX; parents Felicia Ann and Van Jones, Jr. of Colorado Springs, CO and Roderick Frye of Mansfield, TX; grandparents Thelma Sims of Stuttgart, AR, Benny Frye of Stuttgart, AR, and Ruthie Barnes of Dallas, TX; godmother Jennifer Bradley of Buford, GA; siblings Tekyus Jones (Shameka) of Austin, TX, Terrika Steward of Roe, AR, LaNique Beamon of Killeen, TX, Van B. Jones lll and Jayden B. Jones, both of Colorado Springs, CO, Jalen (Stephanie) Frye of Buford, GA, Deontae Frye and Eric Metlock, both of Orlando, FL, Latia Frye and Daphne Frye, both of Orlando, FL, and Destiny Watts of Covington, LA; four nieces La’Mya Joseph, Sha’Niyah Joseph, and Amari Joseph, all of Dallas, TX and Kha’Loni Stewart of Roe, AR; seven nephews Ke’Shaune Sims, Ke’Wayne Sims, Ky-Moni Fluker, and Roderick Stewart, all of Roe, AR, D’Shawn Sims of Killeen, TX, Marquez Joseph of Dallas, TX, and Kayden Jones of Austin, TX; five special aunts Lacey Barnes of Marion, AR, Bessie (Joe) Jeffery of Stuttgart, AR, Evon (John) Madden of Santa Rosa, CA, Velma (Jeff) Von Schmittou of Plano, TX, and Anita (Greg) Peterson of Little Rock, AR; three special uncles Terry Lee (Comuneci) Sims of Little Rock, AR, David (Linda) Jones of Little Rock, AR, and Wilson Timmons, Jr. of Stuttgart, AR; a special cousin Darnell Phillips of Denver, CO; special friends the Cartwright family; and a host of uncles, aunts, cousins and friends.
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