Services for Dot Sims were held Monday, May 5, 2014, at 11 a.m. from McClain-Hays Funeral Home Chapel.

The Reverends Dwight Fleming, Dudley Winstead, Bud Waddell and Chester Carlisle officiated. Burial followed in Eastlawn Cemetery.

Mrs. Sims, 77, died Saturday, May 3, 2014, at Regency Hospital of Meridian.

She was a native of Neshoba County and a longtime resident of Philadelphia. She was retired from Wells Lamont in Philadelphia and formerly worked at Midland Shirt Factory in Union and Garan in Philadelphia. Mrs. Sims was a member of Grace Baptist Church. She was honored last year for teaching Pre-School Sunday School for 50 years.

She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Earvin Sims of Philadelphia; daughters, Glenda White and Darlene Sistrunk , both of Philadelphia; five grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; sister, Carol McLeroy of Holly Pond, Ala.; brothers, Leon Myers and Lim Barrett, both of Philadelphia.