June 27, 2002

(12/12/1922 - 6/23/2002)

Twila M. Humphrey, 79, of Moline, IL, died June 23, 2002, at Heartland Health Care in Moline, IL.

Twila was born December 12, 1922, to Edna and O.L. Jones of Memphis, MO.

She married Seward G. Sims in 1944. He preceded her in death in 1967. She then married Carey Humphrey in 1974.

Twila was a graduate of Truman University, formerly known as Northeast Missouri State University. Twila was a schoolteacher for over 20 years before retiring from Pleasant Valley High School. She had also served as PTA President for United Township High School.

Survivors include her husband, Carey of Silvis, IL; daughter, Teri (Mark) Goettsch of Palm Coast, FL; son, Mick (Rosemary) Sims of Davenport, IA; three grandchildren, Natalie Sims of Bernau, Germany, David (Elizabeth) Sims of Renton, WA and Grif Sims of Merriam, KS; two sisters, Ada Oliver of East Moline, IL, and Florenell Schleeter of East Moline, IL.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and a brother, Harold Jones.

Services were held June 26, 2002, at Esterdahl Mortuary Ltd., Moline, IL. Burial was in Greenview Memorial Gardens in East Moline, IL.

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