TALLADEGA - Funeral service for Margaret Katherine "Mammy" Sims, 88, of Talladega will be Monday, Feb. 17, at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Michael Cox officiating and burial in Pine Hill Memorial Park. Her family will receive friends Monday from 1 to 2 p.m. at Usrey Funeral Home of Talladega.
Mrs. Sims was born Aug. 11, 1925, in Somerset, Ky., and went to be with the Lord on Feb. 14, 2014, while in Brookwood Hospital.
She lived most of her life in Talladega and was a member of First Baptist Church. She worked at Merle Norman Studio and before that for W.R. Lovvorn.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Elmer Sneed and Lida and John A. Land; sister, Lois Gonzales; and her husband, Olan Sims.
"Mammy" was the mother of two children, Larry O. Sims (Judy) and Kathy Camp (Doug); grandchildren, Jeffery O. Sims (Leigh Ann), Brian Sims (Jennifer), Christia Camp and Chrissy Camp; great-grandchildren, Taylor O. Sims, Sawyer Sims and Tyler Grey Sims.
Pallbearers will be Tommy Fite, Sam Galloway, Scott Hutto, Shawn Dukes, Ken Millan and Shaw Gaines.
Special thank you to the "Nurse Angels" at Brookwood Hospital MICU.
Online condolences may be sent to www.usreyfuneralhome.com.
Usrey Funeral Home will direct the service.