J.E. "Sim" Goings, 75, of Evening Shade, Ark., died May 20, 2005 at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was employed as cattle rancher and carpet installer. He was a member of Bettis Town Church of Christ near Poughkeepsie, Ark.
Survivors include his wife, Janetta Goings of Evening Shade, Ark.; a son, Ronnie Goings of Evening Shade; a daughter, Debbie James of Batesville; three brothers -- Carson Goings of Hardy, Cecil Goings of Hot Springs, Ark., and Don Goings of Oklahoma City, Okla.; two sisters -- Lorene Morgan of Williford and Bonnie Sue Goings of Mount Ida, Ark.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James Lester Goings and Flossie Jane Goings; a sister, Ima Jean Goings, and a brother, J.L. Goings.
The funeral service was held May 23 at Bettis Town Church of Christ near Poughkeepsie with C.C. Baird officiating. Burial was in Buchanan Cemetery at Poughkeepsie with arrangements under the direction of Heath Oak Hill Chapel.