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Lela Mae Owen Sims
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Birth: Apr. 27, 1908
Coryell County
Texas, USA
Death: Dec. 4, 1991
Gatesville
Coryell County
Texas, USA

An Obituary from "Gatesville Messenger & Star Forum," Thursday, December 12, 1991:

Mrs. Lela Sims of Gatesville died here December 4. She was 83.
Graveside services were held Saturday at Restland Cemetery with Rev. James Boling officiating. Scott's Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Sims was born April 27, 1908, in Coryell County, daughter of the late William and Lockie Mae Owen, and attended Concord School.
She married Mr. Clarence J. Sims in 1944. He preceded her in death April 9,1968. She was also preceded in death by two daughters, Gladys Laveme Rogers in 1988 and Joyce Marie Mires in 1953.
Mrs. Sims had been employed as a dietician with the Rotunda, now Canterbury Villa Nursing Home.
She was a member of Calvary Temple Church.
Survivors include two sons, O'Dell Mires of Killeen and Raymond Mires of Roanoake Rapids, North Carolina; two brothers, J.L. Owen and Hardy Owen, both of McGregor; 10 grandchildren and several greatgrandchildren.


From " Families of Coryell County, Texas," compiled by Coryell Museum and Historical Center, Gatesville, Texas, 2004:

Name: Lela Mae Owens Mires
Second wife of Clarence Joseph Sims
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William R. Owen (1887 - 1977)
  Lockie May McAdams Owen (1887 - 1965)
 
 Spouses:
  Okley Bennett Mires (1900 - 1968)*
  Clarence Joseph Sims (1902 - 1968)*
 
 Children:
  Gladys Laverne Mires Rogers (1924 - 1988)*
  Raymond Weldon Mires (1929 - 2013)*
  Raymond Weldon Mires (1929 - 2013)*
  Velton Odell Mires (1931 - 1996)*
  Joyce Marie Mires (1934 - 1953)*
 
 Siblings:
  Lela Mae Owen Sims (1908 - 1991)
  Hardy Weldon Owen (1910 - 1996)*
  James L. Owen (1913 - 2002)*
  Walter Raymond Owen (1915 - 1964)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Restland Cemetery
Gatesville
Coryell County
Texas, USA
Plot: C 224.6
 
Maintained by: SHERRY LAWRENCE
Originally Created by: J
Record added: Dec 30, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 46152771
Lela Mae <i>Owen</i> Sims
Added by: SHERRY LAWRENCE
 
Lela Mae <i>Owen</i> Sims
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In loving memory.
- Beverly & Yvonne
 Added: Mar. 24, 2013

- SHERRY LAWRENCE
 Added: Mar. 19, 2012
 
 
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