Published: November 17, 2012
Syble Sims, 89, of Austin passed away Oct. 12. Mrs. Sims was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Sims, and a son, Larry Sims. She's fondly remembered as "the flower lady." Her day lily and iris collection was often featured by P. Allen Smith on his HGTV show. She hosted a flower show every year that was attended by people as far away as Michigan.
She is survived by her daughter, Mary Jo Smith, of Lilburn, Ga.; a sister and brother-in-law, Betty and Lenus Mundt, from North Canton Ohio; a daughter-in-law, Marchia Sims; grandchildren, Lance and Tonya Sims, Dustin Sims, Ryan and Elizabeth Smith, and Amy Smith Osab, and great-grandchildren, Payton Sims, Brady Sims, Noah Osaba, Miles Osaba and Maxwell Osaba.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18 at Victory Baptist Church in Cabot, with the Rev. Ben Leonard and Rev. Milburn Hill officiating.