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Appalachian Funeral Chapel
Thursday August 1st, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm

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Funeral Service

Appalachian Funeral Services Chapel
Thursday August 1st, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm

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Betty Lucille Sims

Betty Bishop Sims, 78, of Asheville, originally from Jackson County, NC, went home to be with the Lord, Sunday July 28, 2019. A native of Jackson County she was the daughter of the late Rev. Gudger and Florence Bishop. She was a member of Woodland Terrace Baptist Church and she enjoyed crocheting, flowers and Crafts. She was former owner of S & H Business Services. In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by her brothers; George and Grady.

She is survived by her husband of 60 years Willis Sims

Son- Don (Jenni) Sims of Candler

Daughter- Donna (Bob) Willis of Arden

Grandchildren- Amanda, Brandon, Joshua

Great Grandchildren- Ruth and Gideon

Sister- Pat Dills of Jackson County

Funeral Services will be held 2:00 pm Thursday August 1, 2019 in the Chapel of Appalachian Funeral Services with the Pastor Marc Penley officiating. The family will recieve friends from 1:00 until 2:00 pm prior to the Service at the Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Fairview Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Woodland Terrace Baptist Church, 31 Woodland Terrace, Asheville, NC 28806. Pallbearers will be Josh Sims, Brandon Willis, Calvin Sims, Brian Sims, Christopher McLoughlin and Michael Anders

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Mom; I have been thinking on how to honor a Mother like you. I dont have the words to express my Love for you. I do know when the creator thought about what a mother should be you were the example he based mothers on. I just want everyone to know that no matter what I was facing ,struggle with there was always one person that was there and that was you. No matter how hard times were you were never behind me. You were always in front of me leading the way. Even as I held you while you were taking your last breaths you were teaching me as even in that darkness for me you managed a smile. You were always and will continue to be the greatest mother to a baby then a boy then a young man and into manhood you showed me what true love ,sacrifice and putting others ahead really meant. You will always live in my heart and blood forever until its my turn to leave this world and walk into to heaven with the grace that you did. Mom I will always love you as you have loved me and taught me how to love my children, grandchildren and other people putting them first. My heart is sad but it is rejoicing for you. I know that you are getting a well deserved rest as you now have a brand new body and no pain. Until we meet again your loving son, Don

Don Jul 31 2019 12:00 AM

I'm so sorry for your loss. I loved Mrs. Betty. She was an amazing woman. She was loved by all who knew her. I can just hear her beautiful Soprano voice in Heaven's choir. Love and Prayers, Jeremy and Crystal Davis

Crystal Davis Jul 30 2019 12:00 AM

Prayers for you and your family. Tina

Tina Knight Keller Jul 30 2019 12:00 AM

Thinking of Don, Jenni, and family at this difficult time. Each of you are in our prayers. Take one day at a time, and remember all your special times together. Peace be with you.

Janet and Bill Adams Jul 30 2019 12:00 AM

Keeping all of you in our prayers. Hold those memories close... life is very precious.

Henry and Wade Ammons family Jul 30 2019 12:00 AM

Danny and I are so sorry for the loss of your sweet mother. We remember the times she went on field trips with us at New Hope. She was such a precious person, and we enjoyed being with her. Our prayers are with you and your family. We love you all. Danny and Marsha McCoy

Marsha McCoy Jul 30 2019 12:00 AM

Your light will live in us forever. We love you! We will see you on the other side.

Don and Jenni Jul 29 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Betty Sims

Don and Jenni Jul 29 2019 12:00 AM

Welcome home!

Mom and Dad Jul 29 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Betty Sims

Mom and Dad Jul 29 2019 12:00 AM

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