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JOHN L. MIMS
MISSION - John L. Mims, 67, passed away on April 5, 2010, at Lifecare Hospital in McAllen. He will always be remembered for his terrific sense of humor.
John graduated from Mission High School in 1960, he went on to further his education and graduated from Rice University in 1964 and Trinity University in 1970. He and Caren moved back to the Valley from Alabama in 1976 where he first served as Assistant Administrator and then CEO of what is now known as McAllen Medical Center. John retired in 1997.
He was preceded in death by his parents Charles H. and Fanabel Mims, MD., Sr.
John is survived by his wife Caren B. Mims of Mission; children Amanda (James) Campbell of Frisco, Texas, Alex (Deirdre) Mims of New Braunfels, Texas; grandchildren Kara, Katarina, and Lacee Belle. He is also survived by a brother Charles H. (La Vunn) Mims, MD, Jr. of San Antonio; brothers and sisters-in-laws Barbara (Mike) Mullican of Lampasas, Texas, Hank (Cathy) Bussa of Houston, Texas, Bill (Sue) Bussa of Elm Grove, Texas as well as by many nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held on Thursday, April 8, 2010 at 10:00am at First Presbyterian Church in Mission.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations be made to The Comfort House (617 Dallas, McAllen, Texas 78501) or the charity of your choice.
Services are under the direction of Ric Brown Family Funeral Home in Mission.
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Published in The Monitor on Apr. 7, 2010
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