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Winnie Pearl "Tennie" King Sims
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Birth: Oct. 28, 1926
Death: Sep. 17, 2010
Dallas County
Texas, USA

From The Dallas Morning News
September 2010

Winnie Pearl King Sims, age 83, went home to be with her Lord at her home in Duncanville, September 17, 2010.

Fondly known by loved ones and friends as Tennie.

She is survived by her loving husband of 65 years, Grady Pat Sims.

She is also survived by three children, Patsy Ruth Sims Wright of Duncanville, Cecil Earl Sims and Lisa Carroll of Kentucky, and Donny Keith Sims and wife, Tamara, of DeSoto.

Lovingly called Grannie, she is survived by grandchildren and great-grandchildren Tammy Wright Fairchild, Graham Phlieger, Jaren Fairchild, Austin Fairchild, Lindsey Fairchild; Jamie Wright Malonis and husband, John, Kate Malonis, Jack Malonis, Charlie Malonis; Ashley Sims; Colby Sims and wife Monica, Allison Sims; Lauren Raynes, Josh Raynes, and Rachael Raynes.

Tennie is also survived by sister, Sarah Fay Rhodes; sisters-in-law Venita Sims; Edna Horne and husband, Pat; Billie Kern King; and numerous nieces and nephews. Tennie was preceded in death by father, Ellison Young King; mother, Willie Etta Hayes King; sisters, Lavada Moore and husband, Jewell; Rosa Lee Coleman and husband, Johnnie; Thelma Mae King; Glennie Ruth Cleveland; brothers, Z.L. Jack King; Billy Joe King; brothers-in-law, Lewis Sims; E.L. Sims; Don Rhodes; Loyd Sims and wife, Obelee; and sister-in-law Willie Harder and husband, Otis.

She was born October 28, 1926.

Tennie and Pat were married September 30, 1944, and have lived in Duncanville their entire lives.

She loved her family with all of her heart, taking care and giving them anything she could give.

Tennie was the most loving, giving, sweet, and kind person anyone could meet with a beautiful smile for everyone.

We will miss you so much Mother, Grannie, and Great-Grannie.

Funeral services are 10:30 am, Tuesday, September 21, at Jaynes Memorial Chapel.

Burial will follow in Rhodes Cemetery in DeSoto.

Visitation with the family is 6-8 pm, Monday, at Jaynes.

Jaynes Funeral Chapel, 811 So. Cockrell Hill Road, Duncanville, Texas.
Family links: 
  Ellison Young King (1896 - 1974)
  Willie Etta Hayes King (1896 - 1982)
  Grady Pat Sims (1926 - 2010)
  Lavada King Moore (1918 - 1991)*
  Rosa Lee King Coleman (1919 - 2009)*
  Winnie Pearl King Sims (1926 - 2010)
  Sarah Fay King Rhodes (1928 - 2010)*
  Glennie Ruth King Cleveland (1930 - 2010)*
*Calculated relationship
Rhodes Cemetery
Dallas County
Texas, USA
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Judy Richards
Record added: Dec 20, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 63165596
Winnie Pearl Tennie <i>King</i> Sims
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Winnie Pearl Tennie <i>King</i> Sims
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 Added: Apr. 10, 2013

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