Marvin E. Sims
Published: January 6, 2013
MARVIN E. SIMS, age 72, of Jacksonville passed away Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, at his home. He was born Oct. 27, 1940, in Manning, Ark. to the late Buddy and Eva Lois Sims. Mr. Sims was employed for over 30 years with Stone Container as a pallatizer. He retired in 2002. On Oct. 29, 1973, he married Alice Watson in North Little Rock. Marvin was preceded in death by a daughter, Alicia Gavito in 1987; three brothers, Jimmy Sims, Bill Sims and Buddy Sims Jr. He is survived by his wife, Alice Sims of Jacksonville; son and daughter in law, Tommy and Barbara Sims of Jacksonville; grandchildren, Connie and Melanie Kuehl, Alicia and Anna Rose Sims and Anastasia Sims; great-grandchildren, Mariah Jaden Gipson and Selina Kuehl; three brothers, Leon and David Earl Sims, Albert "Studhorse" Sims; four sisters, Joyce Tyson, Anne Mae Elmore, Punky Florence Bullouck and Lizzy; step mother, Pearl Sims; sister-in-law, Cindy Sims. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, at First Assembly of God Church with Brother Royce Lowe officiating. Interment will follow at Chapel Hill Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 4-6 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, at the funeral home. Please sign online guestbook at www.mooresjacksonvillefuneralhome.com. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Moore's Jacksonville Funeral Home and Crematory. (501) 982-2136.