Lynn Whitmire Sims, age 70 of Clarkesville, passed away Thursday, April 6, 2023 at her residence.
Born in Dawsonville, Georgia on August 14, 1952, Lynn was the daughter of the late William “Ken” and Lula Caroline Carnes Whitmire. She was retired from Ethicon where she worked in the extrusion department and she was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Clarkesville. Lynn was an avid gardener and she loved to play Bingo and go to Harrah’s Casino. She was a very direct person and loved to speak her mind. Lynn had an amazing work ethic and she loved reading and a good challenge. She enjoyed nothing more than her lunch dates with her sisters and spending time with her loving family. In addition to her parents, Lynn is preceded in death by her husband Terrell Sims, sisters Ellen Hammond, Opal Hammond, Josephine Nix, Betty Cahill, Lillian Whitmire and Martha Jean Whitmire, brothers Emmett Whitmire, William McKinley Whitmire, jr., Talmadge Whitmire, Gerald Whitmire and Jerry Whitmire.
Survivors include daughters Sherrie Sims (Darren Brown) of Baldwin, Angelia Sims Norris (Craig) of Clarkesville, sisters Joy Whitmire Dixon and Darlena Whitmire Church of Clarkesville, grandchildren Dyllin Carter of Cornelia, Cade Collins (Samantha) of Clarkesville, Abbagail Lynn Wright (Chris) of Cornelia, Chesney McAllister (Logan) of Carnesville, Payton Wright of Bradenton, Florida, Casidi Collins of Mt. Airy, Lily Turpin of Demorest and Evan Williams of Clarkesville, great grandchildren Ben, Grayson, Colton, Cohen and Evander, as well as numerous extended family and many friedns.
A Celebration of Life service will be held at Hillside Memorial Chapel on Monday, April 10, 2023 at 1:00 PM with Rev. Terry Rice officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday, prior to the service from 11 AM until 1 PM.
An online guest book is available for the family at www.hillsidememorialchapel.com .
Arrangements are in the care and professional direction of Hillside Memorial Chapel & Gardens, Clarkesville. 706-754-6256
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