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Mamie Esther (Childers) Sims

January 11, 1924 ~ January 31, 2018 (age 94)
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The Management and Support Staff announce the death of Mrs. Mamie Esther Childers Sims, 94, of  Winnsboro, South Carolina. 

Mrs. Sims departed her earthly life Wednesday, January 31, 2018, at Providence Health Hospital, Columbia, South Carolina. 

Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, February 6, 2018, 1:00 p.m. at Wayman Chapel Church, 400 S. Garden Street, Winnsboro, SC. 

Interment will follow in Ross Cemetery (The Middle Six Community) Winnsboro, South Carolina.

Public viewing will be held Monday, February 5, 2018, 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. 

Mamie Esther Childers Sims entered her eternal life on January 31, 2018 at Providence Hospital in Columbia, SC.  On January 11, 1924, Mamie E. C. Sims, the sixth child, was born to the late George Allen and Charlotte Delilah Riley Childers in Westminster, SC.  Mamie was educated in the Public Schools of Oconee County.  After graduation, she attended Benedict College and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education. 

Mamie was an educator in the Fairfield County School System for 42 years.  She taught at Upper Hope Station in the White Oak Community and then transferred to McCrory Liston Elementary School in the Blair Community. 

She was a member of The Evergreen Chapter, Order of the Eastern Stars Chapter 126.  Mamie was a member of numerous organizations such as The Council on Aging, Meals on Wheels and The Arts Council. 

She was a dedicated member of Wayman Chapel Church where she served as Superintendent of the Sunday School.  Additionally, she was a member of the Stewardess Board, the Missionary Ministry, choir and various organizations within in the church. 

Mamie was married to the late Nelson Walter Sims for 68 years.  Out of this wonderful union, four daughters were born:  Charlotte “Little Jack”, Ava, Althea “Vertell” and Wanda.

She leaves to cherish her fond memories, three daughters, Ava E. Sims, Althea V. Adams and Wanda L. S. (Moses) Chappell; grandchildren, Quincy A. Sims, who was reared in the home, Courtney N. Adams, Latia M. Chappell, Jarzslyn Adams, and Vasean M. Chappell; two great-grandchildren, Chloe Belk and Teagan Belk; one brother, Clifton (Olive) Childers of Silver Spring, MD; one sister, Victoria (Chester) Alford of El Paso, TX; son-in-law, Michael Boyd; one sister-in-law, Nuresa Sims Glenn; and a host of special nieces, nephews and friends. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Nelson W. Sims, one daughter, Charlotte J. Boyd; brothers Prince, Tapper, John and Bill; sisters, Laura and Naomi.

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