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Virginia Yvonne Sims

SIMS—Virginia Yvonne Sims, 84, of Florence, passed away March 13, 2017.

She was born Jan. 22, 1933, and had lived in the Florence for many years. Mrs. Sims was a member of the Florence Baptist Church.

She is survived by her husband, Gene Sims, to whom she was married on Nov. 8, 1954, and they enjoyed more than 62 years together.

She is also survived by her children: Sandra Bray and David Bray (spouse Sandra), Kenneth Cook and Teresa Sims Schaefers; a sister, Bernice Brown of Alaska; nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

A memorial celebration of her life will be held Saturday, April 22, at 2 p.m., at the Florence Baptist Church. 

Burns’s Riverside Chapel Florence Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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