Yolanda Marie Sims

March 1, 1971 ~ August 6, 2020 (age 49)


Yolanda Marie Sims was born on March 1, 1971 in Providence, Rhode Island.  She entered in internal rest on August 6th. 2020.

Yolanda was born to:  Yvonne M. Fernandes and Willie B. Sims, Jr.

She is preceded in death by her late Son:   Eric Jamal Sims.

She leaves to mourn her death:

Maternal Grandparents:

Late:  Mrs. Ramona M. Baptista Fernandes

Late:  Mr. Domingo M. Fernandes

Paternal Grandparents:

Late:  Mr. Willie B. Sims, Sr.

Mrs. Odell Bernice Sims


Ms. Christine M. Fernandes-Davis

Mr. Bobby Sims


She leaves behind a legacy of Devoted Aunts and Uncles, who adored her.

Also a host of cousins, nieces and nephews and many friends.

Yolanda was educated in the Providence and North Providence school systems.

She graduated from Mount Pleasant High School and Sawyer School of Business.  She also attended Johnson and Wales College.

Yolanda was employed at Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan in Warwick, as a phlebotomist for several years.   She also worked at Butler Hospital in Providence and private physician’s offices within Rhode Island.  She recently worked as a Manager at Atrium Health Center, in Charlotte, NC.  She made an impact wherever she was with her loving nature and infectious smile.  Her professionalism and dedication was definitely something to be admired. 

She was a strong young woman and she loved life and her family deeply.  Our little angle has certainly earned her wings.  She is no longer with us in body, but her spirit will be with us forever.  Fly away little birdie, fly like a bird, right into the open arms of your son who will be waiting for you at the gates of heaven.  

We hated to see you suffer, yet it was so hard to let you go.  We know that you’re not suffering anymore and in this we find peace, Yolanda, Rest in Paradise. Your gone but not forgotten, we loved you but God Loved you Best.


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August 13, 2020

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