Emily Joy (Parker) Sims, wife of Ethan Koger Sims, 34, died in Vienna, Austria, on Friday, March 13, 2020. She was born on July 27, 1985 in Denton, Texas.
She is survived by her husband and three children, Alyssa (7), Michaela (5) and Madeleine (1), along with parents Mark and Joan Parker, and sisters Natalie Mowbray and Tessa Pinner.
Emily graduated in 2007 from Bob Jones University in Greenville, South Carolina with a Music Education degree. After directing middle school orchestras in the Houston public schools for five years, her family moved to Tunisia, North Africa, where her husband worked as a gas and oil engineer. The family transferred to Vienna, Austria in 2019, where she passed away after a three-year battle with a brain tumor.
There will be a private interment at the Mountain View Memorial Park (formerly Grandview Cemetery) in Travelers Rest, South Carolina
In lieu of flowers, please send contributions to Immanuel Bible Church, Vienna, via Gospel Fellowship Association Missions in Greenville, SC.