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Mary Edith Sims
November 16, 1928 - February 22, 2019

Mrs. Mary Edith Sims of Trumann, departed this life on Friday, February 22 at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro, AR at the age of 90 years, 3 months and 6 days. She was born November 16, 1928 to the late Augusta Garland "A.G" and Gladys Smith Murphy in Egypt, AR and lived most of her lifetime in Trumann. Mary was the most kind and loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and aunt that this world has ever known. She retired from Lincoln Mfg. and quickly found work at Ballard Flowers and in housekeeping to keep her busy. She loved to garden and always kept a well manicured lawn full of beautiful flowers. Mary was a member of Central Missionary Baptist Church in Trumann where she tended to the floral arrangements. She was preceded in death by one son, Nevis Sims; three sisters, Wanda Mae Murphy, Helen Ainsworth and Laverne Lairson; four brothers, Emmet Murphy, Lester Murphy, C.M. Murphy and Jerry Murphy; and her parents. She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Perry Sims of the home; two daughters, Tammy McDaniel and Cindy Taber both of Trumann; six grandchildren, Chris McDaniel of Trumann, Rachael Robert and husband Kevin of Jonesboro, Paul Lavon

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Visitation

February 26, 2019
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

Thompson Funeral Home
220 Viva Drive
Trumann, AR 72472

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Funeral Service

February 26, 2019
01:00 PM

Thompson Funeral Home
220 Viva Drive
Trumann, AR 72472

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  1. Veris&Shelia Thompson, Maynard Ar says

    So Saddened to hear of Mary Edith's passing. Our Prayers going up for Her family. May God give you all the strength that surpasses understanding..!

  2. Meleia Clark, Paragould says

    I'm so sorry for your loss.

  3. Shelia Smith Magbee, Memphis TN says

    Mary Edith was one of the kindest and most beautiful women I’ve ever known. Many years since I’ve seen or or any of the family, but never forgotten her. I love her very much and she was absolutely beautiful and so very kind. Shelia Smith

  4. Autumn Sanchez, Trumann says

    My sympathy goes out to everyone of this family. We love you! I love you granny!

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