MRS. JOSIE MAE MITCHELL SIMS – AGE 85, - of Dalton, Georgia passed away on Sunday, August 25, 2019 at her residence with her family at her bedside. She was born on October 30, 1933 in Newnan, Georgia to the late Earlie Mitchell and Dorothy Paige Mitchell. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Sims, daughter, Sheila Diana Sims, two sisters, Katie Moore, Mablean Ramsey, and a dear friend, Jessie Cleveland Bibbs. She was a member of Bethel A. M. E. Church and was retired from Five Star/ A& A Vending.
She is survived by her loving and devoted daughters, Rebekah Goodlett (John Dennard) of Dalton, Georgia, Glendolyn (Curtis) Teal of Stockbridge, Georgia, Betty Tom Sims (Allen Holcomb) of Trenton, Georgia, Patricia (Larry) McMichael, Mary Sims (Forrest Starks) of Dalton, and Teresa (Ralph) Cochran of Varnell, Georgia; one brother, George (Bobbie) Marshall of California; thirteen grandchildren, twenty-six great grandchildren, two great great grandchildren; her grand dog, Lucky; dear friend, Mrs. Jennie Mitchell; special niece, Joyce (David) Clark; a host of other nieces, nephews, cousins, loving family, and friends.
Homegoing Celebration will be on Saturday, August 31, 2019 at 1:30 P. M. at the Willis Funeral Home Chapel, 2011 Martin L. King, Jr. Blvd., Dalton, GA. with Rev. Erma Raymond as Eulogist and Pastor Mary Ramsey, officiating. Her remains will lie in state at the funeral home on Friday at 11:00 A. M. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday from 5:00 – 7:00 P. M. Interment, West Hill Cemetery. Please share your thoughts and memories of Mrs. Josie Mae Mitchell Sims at www.willisfuneralhomedalton.com. Arrangements by Willis Funeral Home, Inc., Dalton, Georgia.
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