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Jerry D. Sims

Hattiesburg, MS

Jerry D. Sims, 59, passed away July 23, 2014 at Forrest General Hospital. He was born in Hattiesburg on May 20, 1955. Jerry was a graduate of Hattiesburg High School and William Carey University.

Jerry worked as an accountant at Forrest General Hospital and enjoyed playing guitar for several local bands. He was a longtime member of Temple Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife Shellie Moore Sims; son, Jerry David Sims; daughter, Sarah Sims Bass; granddaughter Evelie Lynn Bass; and sister, Lynn Sims Turner all of Hattiesburg.

Jerry was preceded in death by his parents, Jackson Durward and Mary Lou Sims and his brother-in-law, Billy Turner.

Visitation will be from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Friday, July 25 at Hulett-Winstead Funeral Home. The funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, July 26, at Temple Baptist Church, with visitation beginning at 10:00 a.m. at the church. Graveside services will follow at Providence Baptist Church Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the J.D. Sims Scholarship Fund at William Carey University or the .


Published in the Hattiesburg American on July 25, 2014
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