Mary Emily Sims

Friday, May 27, 2016

Mary Emily Sims, 88, of Caraway, passed from this life Tuesday, May 24, 2016, at her home. Born Nov. 27, 1927, in Portia, she was the daughter of the late Isaac and Dora Dodd Green and had been a Caraway resident since 1967. She was retired from Lincoln Manufacturing in Jonesboro and attended Black Oak Assembly of God.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a son, Charles Collins.

Survivors include one son, James Isom; five grandchildren, Eugene Collins, Mae Collins Fletcher, Rusty Collins, Dale Isom and Michael Isom; eight great-grandchildren, Bradley Fletcher, Morgan Fletcher, Amber Fletcher, Kelly Collins, Cooper Collins, Cameron Collins, Charles Collins and Ayden Isom; three great-great-grandchildren, Addie Caples, Autumn Fletcher and Collins Fletcher. She also leaves a daughter-in-law, Lillie Mae Collins.

Graveside funeral service will be 3 p.m. Friday, May 27, in the Caraway Cemetery with Rev. Mark Wheeler officiating. Burial is under the direction of Howard Funeral Service of Leachville.

The family will receive visitors Friday from 1-2:30 p.m. at the Howard Chapel in Leachville.

Pallbearers include Ricky Easley, Bradley Fletcher, Morgan Fletcher, Jason New, Drake Gibson and Joe Wilkerson. Jeff Winford served as an honorary pallbearer.

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