Dr. Elgin Eugene Sims, 96, passed away March 26, 2015 in Waco, Texas. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., Monday, March 30, 2015 at the Lost Prairie Baptist Church with Rev. Clifton Jones offi ciating. There will be time provided in the service for people to share. Interment will follow in the Lost Prairie Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be 10:30-11:00 a.m., Monday, at the Lost Prairie Baptist Church. Eugene and his twin sister, Christine, were born April 11, 1918 to H. H. and Lurah Easterling Sims in the Lost Prairie Community of Limestone County, where they grew up. He graduated from Donie High School and Sam Houston College in Huntsville with Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Agriculture. It was in Huntsville that he met his future wife, Lucille Blackwood. Dr. Sims served in the U.S. Army during WWII as a medical lab technician. He returned to Limestone County in 1947 and became involved in several businesses and then in school administration.