Sims, Mary Glenda Harris

Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Mary Glenda Harris Sims
Mary Glenda Harris Sims

Mary Glenda Harris Sims, 77, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, September 8, 2018 in the Hospice Care Center.

As a member of New Monumental Baptist Church, she served on the Progressive Club, Heart 2 Heart Ministry, Mass Choir and the Chattanooga District Youth Choir Advisor Committees.  Mary was a lifetime member of NAACP and Gospel Music Workshop of America. 

She was preceded in death by her father, Nehemiah Harris; mother, Ozella Logan; and son, Minister Antonio Harris. 

Survivors include her husband, Linton Sims of 48 years; son, Gerald (Tammy) Harris of Lilburn, Ga.; daughter, Daphne Sims of Chattanooga; grandsons, Brandon Davis and Jared Harris of Lilburn; sister, Evelyn Calloway of Chattanooga; aunts, Louise Jennings of Chattanooga and Doris Strong of Alexander City, Al.; niece, Stephanie Harris; great-niece, Bridney Jones; great-nephew, Marshawn Harris; dear friends, Annie Ansley and Bettye Moss; god-sister, Sheila Claggett; god-brother, Leroy Claggett, Jr.; god-nephews, Nathaniel Claggett and Calvin Claggett; and a host of other relatives and friends. 

Visitation will be Thursday, Sept. 13, from 6–7 p.m. at Taylor Funeral Home. 

A funeral service will be held Friday, Sept. 14, at 11:30 a.m. at New Monumental Baptist Church with Pastor Kevin Scaife as the eulogist, Reverend E. Lamar Young is the pastor. 

Burial will be in Chattanooga National Cemetery.

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