Mary Louise (Thomas) Mims (1935 - 2012)

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Mrs. Mary Louise Thomas Mims of Hwy 163, Westville, went home to be with the Lord Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012, with her loving and supportive family at her side. She was 77. Mrs. Mims was born June 12, 1935 in Geneva County, Ala., to the late John Henry and Mary Etta Jackson Thomas. She enjoyed fishing, canning, and freezing vegetables. When anyone needed vegetables, fresh or frozen, they would always call Louise. She was a very giving person and would do anything she could for you. She loved her family dearly. Everyone was always welcome at her home and she will be greatly missed by her family and many friends. For many years she was a member of Poplar Head United Methodist Church.
In addition to her parents, her husband, Earl Mims; two sisters, Lucille Mims and Debra Thomas, as well as three brothers, John H. Jr., James and Joe Thomas, all preceded her in death.
Survivors include six children, Mary Jo Craft, Westville, Billy Wayne Mims (Caroline), Westville, Carolyn Holloway (Danny), Geneva, John W. Mims (Teresa), Westville, Kathy Harker (Robert), Westville, and Barbara Marsh (Joey), Bonifay; eight grandchildren, Eric Craft (Shirl), Jonathan Mims (Kathy), Amy Hambric (Thomas), Shannon Harris (Michael), Andrea Mims, Austin Harker (Kendall), Ashley Harker and Ryan Mims; four great-grandchildren, Kathlyn Lucille and Jenna Mims and Wyatt and Wayden Harris; four sisters, Pat Childs (Waymon) and Margie Harrison, all of Geneva, Margaret Hamilton (Russ), Avon, S.D., and Martha Sue Locklear, Westville; one brother, Billy Thomas (Ethel), Samson, and several nieces, nephews, other extended family and a host of friends.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at Poplar Head United Methodist Church with the Rev. Chuck Grantham and the Rev. Jim Mashburn officiating. Mrs. Mims was placed into the church one hour prior to service time. Burial followed in the church cemetery with Sorrells Funeral Home of Geneva directing. The family received friends at the funeral home Friday, Oct. 26, from 6 until 8 p.m. Sorrells Funeral Home of Geneva, 334-684-9999, is in charge of arrangements. Express your condolences in our guest book at
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Sorrells Funeral Home - Enterprise
4550 Boll Weevil Circle Enterprise, AL 36330
(334) 347-9598
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Published in Washington County News and Holmes County Times-Advertiser on Oct. 31, 2012
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