LANCASTER, SC:::::::Mrs. Margaret Leona Barr Sims, age 89, passed away Thursday, May 11, 2017 at The Wayne T. Patrick Hospice House in Rock Hill. She was born January 11, 1928 in Lancaster, a daughter of the late Harrison Barr and Wilma Deese Barr and was the wife of the late William James Sims. She was a self-employed business owner of The Perfect Place, a craft shop, in Gerton, NC. Mrs. Sims loved crafting, quilting and spending time in the mountains. She was a member at Bethlehem Baptist Church.
Mrs. Sims is survived by a son, Jackie Sims and his wife, Pam; a brother, Steve Barr and his wife, Doris; and two grandchildren, Johnny and Dwayne Sims.
Mrs. Sims is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, William James Sims; and a son, Jerry Sims.
The Celebration of Life Graveside Service for Mrs. Sims will be 2:00 pm Saturday, May 13, 2017 at Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery by Rev. Jason Myers, Rev. Wayne Dickson and Rev. Don Coppedge.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 pm- 7:30 pm Friday, May 12, 2017 at Burgess Funeral Home and suggest memorial contributions be made to Wayne T. Patrick House, 2275 Indian Hook Road, Rock Hill, SC 29732.
An online guest register is available on the obituaries page at www.burgessfunerals.com.
Burgess Funeral Home & Crematory, 1800 Charlotte Hwy., Lancaster is caring for the Family of Mrs. Sims.
Burgess Funeral Home
Friday May 12th, 2017
6:00pm - 7:30pm
1800 Charlotte Highway
LANCASTER, SC 29720
Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery
Saturday May 13th, 2017
1841 North Rocky Road
Lancaster, SC 29720
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Jackie, so sorry for your loss. Your mom taught me so many crafts from making bows to macrame. She always had a smile & an encouraging words. She & your dad welcomed me r to the community 44 yrs.ago & she has always been a star on New Cut Church Road. Leona will truly be missed!
Submitted by James & Kathy Ellis on May 12 2017 08:09:16 PM
I am sorry for your loss. Prayers for peace and comfort in the days ahead. Leona was a very special lady in my life that I thought very much of and will have that special place in my heart. Prayers,love and hugs.
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