Juanita Sims

Juanita “Nita” Sims, 89, passed away Wednesday, April 13, 2011 at Maryville Healthcare Center. Nita was born in Union Springs, AL on September 8, 1921. Preceded in death by: Loving Husband, Harold R. Sims; Son, William Hugh Pope; Grandsons, Mike Calhoun and Patrick Newsome; Siblings, Durwood McCall, James “Lubber” McCall, Julia McCall Orr, and MaryElla McCall Green. Survivors include: Children, James “Bubba” (Louise) Pope of Greenback and Anita “Sis” (Wayne) Newsome of Panama City, FL; Grandchildren, Mike (Ginger) Pope, Karen (Jim) Stiles, and Amy (Ralph) Goodson, all of Maryville, and Mickey Calhoun of Panama City, FL; Great-Grandchildren, Lindsey Brown, Will Pope, Hogan, Nena, and Blair Goodson, and Maggie Stiles; Siblings, Virginia McCall Smith, Flora (Hal) McCall Sterling, Cecil (Betty) McCall, Charles (Beth) McCall; many nieces and nephews. Family will receive friends from 1:00 until 2:00 pm, Saturday, April 16, 2011 with funeral service to follow at 2:00 pm at Mt. Hilliard Methodist Church in Alabama with Dr. Robins Sims officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Arrangements handled by Gray Funeral Home, Union Springs, AL (334) 738-2630.