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.