Veteran George Stanley Sims

January 2020

June 17, 1953 – December 29, 2019

Veteran George Stanley Sims was born in Sumter County, Georgia on June 17, 1953, to the parentage of the late Mr. M. L. Sims and the late Mrs. Georgia Moore Sims. He received his education in the public schools of Sumter County and was a 1972 graduate of Americus High School. He was employed as an environmental service specialist with the Schley County Board of Education. He was united in Holy Matrimony on July 14, 2008 to Ms. Julia Pearl Mann. He served in the United States Army. He enjoyed reading, playing spades, but most of all, spending time with loved ones. He is preceded in death by his sister, Francis Parks.

He leaves to cherish his memories: his wife, Mrs. Julia Pearl Mann Sims, Americus, GA; his children: Mr. Tariusa (Linda) Johnson, El Paso, TX; Mr. Machiel (Dollie) Laster and Mrs. Karen (Jessie) Hillary, all of Americus, GA; a brother, Mr. Henry (Joanne) Moore, Milwaukee, WI; a sister, Ms. Florence Moore (Sam Mann), Americus, GA; seven grandchildren: Tariusa Johnson, Jr., Ashley Clark, Sammy Clark, De’Marion Angry, Dominique Angry, Jasmine Pollard and Justin Jones; his great grandchildren: Ashtan McCants, Ashanti McCants, Peyton Clark, De’Mariona Angry, Dominique Angry, Jr. and Kamyrn Angry; a godson, Mr. Mark Laster, Americus, GA; his brothers and sisters-in-law: Mr. James L. (Martha) Mann, Mrs. Barbara (Alfred) Dowdell, Ms. Brenda Mann, Mrs. Linda (Charlie) Gardner, Mr. Victor Mann, all of Americus, GA and Ms. Kemba Maat of Memphis, TN; several nieces, including a special niece, Ms. Beshae Terry; nephews, cousins, including special cousins: Mr. James (Faye) Biggins and Ms. Pamela Biggins; other relatives and friends, including best friends, Brother Sandy (Alice) Parks, Mr. Timothy (Kim) Whitt, and Mr. Jessie Mable also survive