Doris Natalie Simms
(Age 92), a native Washingtonian, died peacefully at the Washington Adventist Hospital after a lengthy illness on Friday, December 29, 2017.
She is survived by her brother, Warren N. Simms; sister-in-law, Elizabeth P. Simms; a niece, Patricia E. Simms; a nephew, Bryan E. Simms, Sr.; three great-nephews, and other relatives and friends.
Doris was a faithful member of Calvary Episcopal Church from childhood until her death. She retired from the DC Public School system in 1995 after many years of dedicated service as an elementary school teacher. She graduated from the old Dunbar High School and the Miner Teachers' College before pursuing her graduate degree at NYU.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimers Foundation of American.
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