Betty Joyce Sims

Betty Joyce Sims

Sylacauga

Betty Joyce Sims, 79, passed away May 6, 2011, at Coosa Valley Medical Center in Bessemer.

Visitation was held May 9 from noon-2 p.m. at Curtis and Son North Chapl. Funeral service was held on May 9, 2011, at 2 p.m. at Curtis and Son North Chapel with Brother Ed Green officiating. Burial followed in Evergreen Cemetery. Her grandsons will be pallbearers.

She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Thomas A Sims of Sylacauga; her sons, Sandy Sims of Pascagoula, Miss., Robert Sims (Teresa) of Sylacauga and Mark Sims (Charlotte) of Sylacauga; her daughter, Tonia Lipscomb (Tim) of Rockford; her sister-in-law, Jean Countryman of Prattville; 13 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by granddaughter Melissa Oglesby and brother, Jerry Countryman.

Online condolences may be sent to Curtisandsonfh.com. Family will receive flowers or donations to your favorite charity. Curtis and Son Funeral Home North Chapel directed the services.