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Walter Perry Sims
August 2, 1930 - March 6, 2020

Mr. Walter Perry Sims departed this life Friday, March 6, 2020 at  Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro, AR at the age of 89 years, 7 months and 4 days.  He was born Saturday, August 2, 1930 in Lake City, AR and lived most of his lifetime in Trumann. He owned and operated Perry’s Barber Shop and was a barber for 55 years.  Perry was a veteran of the US Army and was a member of Central Missionary Baptist Church in Trumann.  He was a former member of Trumann Lions Club, Jaycees, City Council, and he coached Little League Baseball and Basketball.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Edith Sims; one son, Nevis Sims; three brothers, two sisters, and his parents, H. C. & Ida Throgmartin Sims. He is survived by two daughters, Tammy McDaniel and Cindy Taber both of Trumann;  one brother, Joe Sims of Searcy, AR; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren       Visitation will be Tuesday evening from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. at Thompson Funeral Home in Trumann.  A Celebration of Life will follow at 6:00 p.m. in the chapel of Thompson Funeral Home with Rev. Ricky Dobbins officiating.  Burial will be Wednesday afternoon at 1:00 p.m. at Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery in Birdeye, AR.            Pallbearers will be grandsons, J.R. McDaniel, John McDaniel, Dylan Kelso, and Gage Kelso.       In lieu of flowers please make a lasting memorial for Central Missionary Baptist Church, 610 West Speedway, Trumann, AR and Phil & Flo Jones Hospice House, 1148 E Matthews, Jonesboro, AR  72401.       An online guest book can be signed at www.thompsonfuneralhome.net.

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Visitation

March 10, 2020
05:00 PM - 06:00 PM

Thompson Funeral Home Chapel
220 Viva Drive
Trumann, AR 72472
(870)483-6311

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Funeral Service

March 10, 2020
06:00 PM

Thompson Funeral Home Chapel
220 Viva Drive
Trumann, AR 72472
(870)483-6311

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  1. Donnie Scroggins, Trumann says

    A great man..he was part of my life in Trumann. He cut my hair many a time. As a Vetetan myself...I salute you. Thanks for your service.

  2. Sandra Voyles, Lake City, AR 72437 says

    Our most sincere condolences to all of you. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Dewayne Snyder & Sandra

  3. Denise Dorton, Little Rick says

    Tammy and Cindy, I am so sorry for your loss. Your dad was a good man.

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