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Howard Jerrell "Jerry" Sims
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Obituary for Howard Jerrell "Jerry" Sims

Howard Jerrell “Jerry” Sims of Kennesaw passed away peacefully March 19, 2017 surrounded by his loving family.

Jerry was born June 18, 1940 in Atlanta to the late William Howard and Catherine Travis Sims. He is survived by his wife of twenty-eight years, Martha (Wood) Sims of Kennesaw; his brother, Doug Sims of Buford; his daughter, Jo-el Howell and her husband, Brian; his son, Brett Sims and his wife, Kim; his stepchildren, Michael Worley and his wife Michelle, Scott Worley and his wife Kerry, Hallie Clemons and her husband Daniel; his grandchildren, Beck Howell, Trevor Howell, Chad Sims, Morgan Sims; and his step-grandchildren, Nathan and Erin Worley, Brittany and Channing Clemons, Sam, Simon, Hank, Fletcher and Rex Worley; his great-grandchildren, Alexis and Xander Worley.

Jerry graduated from Roosevelt High School in Atlanta, before serving in the Air National Guard. He worked for Georgia Power Company, retiring after 33 years and then moved on to Stasco Mechanical Contractors of Marietta for 15 years.

A loving, caring husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather, who always put others first, Jerry adored his family and friends. He will be missed dearly.

The family will be receiving friends at noon this Saturday, March 25, 2017 prior to the 2:00 pm Memorial Service at North Cobb Church of Christ; 885 Shiloh Road NW; Kennesaw, GA 30144.

In lieu of flowers, the family would request donations be sent to Tranquility Hospice of Kennesaw Mountain in gracious thanks for their compassion and grace in Jerry’s final days.

Arrangements are entrusted to the staff of Roper Funeral Home & Crematory in Jasper, Georgia.

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2:00 PM
North Cobb Church of Christ

885 Shiloh Road NW
Kennesaw, GA 30144

Will receive friends before the service.

Memorial Contribution

Tranquility Hospice of Kennesaw Mountain


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