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Jessie Lee Fair Sims

Mrs. Jessie Lee Fair Sims, age 87, of Rome, passed away Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, in a local hospital.

Mrs. Sims was born October 5, 1930 in Gordon, County, a daughter of late B.C. Fair, and Willda Louise Phillips Fair. She was a member of Friendship Baptist Church, and was retired from World Carpet after several years’ service.

Survivors include her husband of 70 years, George A. Sims, Jr. daughters, Anita Sims Carnes, Rome; Terri (Eric) Sims Korson, Rome; brother, Tom (Barbara) Fair, Orlando, Fla.: Mary Martin, Burlington, N.C.; grandchildren, Chris Carnes, Matt Carnes, Jeremy Hilliard, Kaylie Hilliard, six great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, at Good Shepherd Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Chip Smith, officiating. Interment will follow in Oaknoll Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 12 p.m. until the funeral hour at Good Shepherd Funeral Home, 2750 shorter Ave. Rome, Ga. 30165 Rome, Ga.

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Parnick Jennings, Sr.'s Good Shepherd Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.