Sarah Bridges Sims

January 2020, Obituaries

October 24, 1945 – December 26, 2019

Mrs. Sarah Bridges Sims was born in Preston, Webster County, Georgia on October 24, 1945, to the parentage of the late Mr. Walter Bridges and the late Mrs. Geneva Jackson Bridges. She received her education in the public schools of Sumter County. She joined the Bethlehem Baptist Church, where she served until her health failed. She loved to make quilts and decorate. She is preceded in death by her brothers: John Bridges, James Bridges, Tommy Bridges, Robert Bridges and Frank Bridges.

She leaves to cherish her memories: her husband of 54 years, Mr. Sam Sims, Plains, GA; two sons, Mr. Gregory Sims, Plains, GA and Mr. James (Yolanda) Sims, Albany, GA; two daughters, Ms. Angela Sims, Plains, GA and Ms. Katina Sims, Columbus, GA; three brothers: Mr. Walter (Dorothy) Bridges, Mr. Franklin Bridges, all of Americus, GA and Mr. Bobby Bridges, Augusta, GA; four sisters: Ms. Mary Bridges, Ms. Nora Perry, both of Americus, GA; Ms. Janice Laster, Plains, GA and Ms. Betty Jean Thompson, Columbus, GA; five sisters-in-law: Ms. Mattie Pearl (Joel) Lewis, Americus, GA; Ms. Ethelene Sims, Columbus, GA; Ms. Addie Pearl Sims and friend, Mr. John Turner, Montezuma, GA; Ms. Ruby Sims and Ms. Rose Sims, both of Plains, GA; fourteen grandchildren and twenty great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends also survive.