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Melba Jean (Mashburn) Sims

March 27, 1940 ~ October 13, 2019 (age 79)

Obituary

Mrs. Melba Jean Sims, 79 of Covington, passed away on the morning of October 13, 2019 at St. Francis Hospital in Bartlett. Mrs. Sims,the widow of Mr. Paul Rayburn Sims, Sr., was retired from Intercraft and was a member of the Covington Church of the Nazarene. 

Mrs. Sims is survived by her daughter, Barbara Gail Homan of Lakeland, FL; her son, Kenneth Sims of Ripley, TN; her sister, Debra Bailey of Henning, TN; her six grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren, with two more on the way. Mrs. Sims was preceded in death by her son, Paul Rayburn Sims, Jr.; her parents, Dallas Sales and Mary Parks Mashburn; and by her sister, Judy Sanders.  

Visitation for Mrs. Sims will be held on Wednesday night, October 16th, from 5:00 - 8:00 at the Maley-Yarbrough Chapel. Funeral services will take place Thursday afternoon at 2:00 PM. Interment will follow in Charleston Cemetery. 

The family has requested memorials be sent to the Covington Church of the Nazarene. 

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
October 16, 2019

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Maley-Yarbrough Funeral Home
1701 Highway 51 S
Covington, TN 38019

Funeral Service
Thursday
October 17, 2019

2:00 PM
Maley-Yarbrough Funeral Home
1701 Highway 51 S
Covington, TN 38019

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