Naomi-Sims-Obituary

Naomi Sims

Obituary

SIMS--Naomi. Mother, grandmother, pioneering fashion model, author and businesswoman Naomi Sims died peacefully August 1st. Her funeral is at 11am Thursday, August 6th at the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola, 980 Park Ave. at 84th St., New York, NY. 10021. All are welcome.

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What an inspiring,beautiful,gifted,and talented lady she was. May she R.I.P.

I always admired Miss Sims and her career. To the family I offer my sincer sympathy for your loss. May God comfort you at this time.

A truly remarkable and beautiful human being. Love and Miss You. M. Kipp

ONE WORD........."ELEGANCE"

Ressurection day will come hoping to see you. May God bless your soul miss you the last days we spent together was memorable.ex. Selwyn

Ms. Naomi Sims - Fashion Model Icon, Writer of Beauty Books & Entrepreneur (Wig Company)

When I was a child, I remember viewing the cover of Life Magazine which featured the first black supermodel, Naomi Sims, when it first came out around 1969 (as well as viewing the inside photos). She was the first black model to ever appear on their cover. Naomi Sims was definitely a fashion model icon. Life was one of the magazines my parents consistently purchased for our household. I remember thinking how beautiful Naomi was and hearing how ground breaking it was for a black model to...

She and I were the same age, I loved what she did for us black girls back in the sixties, she will never be forgotten

And no resident will say: “I am sick…” Isa 33:24. We can expect this to be a reality in the near future; perhaps you or I may see those missing from our lives due to sickness that leads to death. Prayers go out to the surviving family and friends.