Murriel E. “Mama Murriel” Sims, 93, of Dunlap passed away Monday, January 4, 2016 at her home. She was a member of Hwy. 28 Church of God for 39 years.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Lee and Minnie Rogers; husband, George T. Sims; daughter, Patricia Joy Sims; grandson, David Lee Sims; brothers, Oscar, Dennis, Earl and W.L. Rogers; and sisters, Bertha Everett and Pat Layne.
Survivors include her sons, Jerry Lee Sims and Roger Dale Sims; grandchildren, Sherry Sims Cagle, Michael K. Sims, Laci (Danny) Nelson and Christopher (Kelly) Sims; five great-grandchildren; sister, Ruby McGlothen; special friend, Pauline “Polly Bill” Smith and loyal dog, Hobo.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, January 6 in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Dan Rains officiating. Burial was in Sequatchie County Memorial Gardens.
An online guestbook is at www.ewtonfuneralhome.com.
Ewton Funeral Home of Dunlap was in charge of arrangements.