Billy Dial Sims

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Oxford - Funeral services for Mr. Billy Dial Sims, 82, of Oxford, will be Thursday, January 2, 2014, at 12 p.m. at Lakeview Baptist Church with the Rev. Jerry Starling and the Rev. Chris Spurlin officiating with burial following at Forestlawn Gardens cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday from 11 a.m. until service time at the church. Mr. Sims passed away December 31, 2013 at his residence. Mr. Sims is survived by his wife, Margaret Sims; daughters, Judy (Denny) Besser, Janet (Mark) Weems; sister, Arlis Mitchell; grandchildren, Karri (Chris) Findley, Andrea (Clyde) Abernathy, Nick (Dana) Jenkins, Julie (Michael) Schneider; great-grandchildren, Leyden, Lauren and Landon Findley, Ashlynn and Anna Abernathy. Pallbearers will be Denny Besser, Mark Weems, Nick Jenkins, Clyde Abernathy, Michael Schneider and Chris Findley. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Malcom Hester Sunday School Class. Mr. Sims was a native and lifelong resident of Calhoun County, he was a member of Lakeview Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon. Mr. Sims is preceded in death by his parents, Ellis and Vista Sims. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Building Fund "Building for Gods Glory" at Lakeview Baptist Church. Condolences may be left at
Published in The Anniston Star on Jan. 1, 2014