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Hugh Kelley Sims

Hugh Kelley Sims, 78, of Signal Mountain passed away Monday, June 9, 2014. He was a member of Lone Oak Baptist Church and an accomplished guitarist who taught guitar over 40 years.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Kelly Montaye Stephens; parents, Fred and Tressie Sims; brothers, Fred Sims, Jr. and T.L. Sims; father and mother-in-law, Tomie and Mae Johnson.

Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Allie Johnson Sims; brother, Fay Sims; sister, Viva Davis; grandchildren, Ian, Reid and Maddee Stephens; son-in-law, Don Stephens; the family of Tomie and Mae Johnson; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, June 11 in the funeral home chapel with Sam Bollinger officiating.  Burial was in Hamilton Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions can be made to Lone Oak Baptist Building Improvements, 338 Hall Rd., Signal Mountain, TN 37377.

An online guestbook is at

Ewton Funeral Home of Dunlap was in charge of arrangements.

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