Mrs. Edna Mae Morgan Sims

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Funeral services for Mrs. Edna Mae Morgan Sims age 90 of Americus, Georgia will be held on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. at the Bethlehem Baptist Church in Plains, Georgia with Elder James Lundy officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.

Mrs. Edna Mae Morgan Sims was born in Sumter County, Georgia on April 18, 1927 to the late Willie Frank Morgan and the late Alberta Black Morgan. As a child she attended the Ward Chapter Baptist Church School. She was married to the late Ulysses “Gant” Sims. Edna moved to Miami, FL where she lived and worked for over 60 years. She moved back to Americus 12 years ago to be close to her family, she also joined the Bethlehem Baptist Church. Edna died peacefully on Monday, November 6, 2017 at the Magnolia Manor Nursing Center. She was preceded in death by three children: Mildred Pinder, Eddie Sims and Norman Sims; eight siblings: Zeke Morgan, Ossie Lee Morgan, Marie Style, Mary Ella Brown, Willie Frank Morgan, Alma Louise Cox and Dorothy Solomon. 

She leaves to cherish her memory, her children Betty McGarrah of Atlanta, GA, Ulysses Sims, Jr., Stella (Charlie) Ford, Gloria Sims, Diane Sims and Jerry Sims all of Americus, GA, Antonia Sims and Edna (Terry) Hills all of Miami, FL; three siblings: Fannie Mae Sheffield, Charlie Morgan and Ralph Morgan all of Americus, GA; two sisters-in-law: Jurlene Morgan and Lady B. Sims both of Americus, GA; two brothers-in-law: Eddie Sims of Albany, GA and Johnnie Cox of Orlando, FL; twenty-four grandchildren, fifty great grandchildren and five great, great grandchildren. A host of other relatives and friends also survive

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Henry Moore United States
11/9/2017 6:00:12 PM #

My prayers are with you and the family.May God comfort and bless you all.   With love,Henry.    


Louise United States
11/13/2017 7:35:44 AM #

My condolences to the family. The almighty God gives us a promise at  (Rev.21:3, 4)that he will do away with anything that causes pain and suffering even death. This is a loving promise that we can all look forward to. I am so sorry for your loss.


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