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 Thomas Franklin “Tom” Sims

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Thomas Franklin “Tom” Sims

  • Birth 6 May 1878 Stone County, Missouri, USA
  • Death 7 Apr 1947 Greenfield, Dade County, Missouri, USA
  • Burial Everton, Dade County, Missouri, USA
  • Memorial ID 27492606

Husband of Mary Olive "Ollie" Smith Sims.

Found in the Greenfield, Missouri library on microfilm in the Greenfield Vedette:

Thomas Franklin Sims, 68, passed away at his home in Greenfield on Monday, April 7 (1947), following a lingering illness. He had suffered a stroke of paralysis in October 1945, never fully recovering. He was a native of Stone County, Mo., a former resident of Everton vicinity, having lived there for 17 years prior to moving to Greenfield last fall. He was married to Ollie M. Smith at Greenfield, Mo., on August 8, 1904.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Ollie M. Sims, five daughters, Mrs. Gladys Way, of Payson, Oklahoma., Mrs. Hazel Fallwell of Oklahoma City, Okla., Mrs. Pearl Decker of Oklahoma, Mrs. Ona Ryals and Mrs. Doris Feezell of Greenfield, Mo., one son, Albert Sims of the home, one brother, Edd Sims of Republic, Mo., 24 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at Liberty Church northwest of Everton on Wednesday, April 9, 1947, at 2:00 p.m. Burial was in Liberty cemetery under direction of Senseney-Thieme.

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