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Delores Sims Johnson

Posted 9:16 a.m. Thursday, September 8, 2022

September 9, 1962 – August 29, 2022

NATCHEZ – The funeral of Delores “Dee” Sims-Johnson, 59, of Natchez, who died on Monday, August 29, 2022 in Natchez will be held on Friday, September 9, 2022 at 11 a.m. at New Hope Baptist Church – The Vision Center with Pastor Wilsonni Johnson officiating.

Interment will follow at Sunset View Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of West Gate Funeral Home.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, September 8, 2022 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Visitation will continue Friday, September 9, 2022, from 10 a.m. until time of church service. Masks are mandatory.

Dee was born September 9, 1962 in Natchez, the daughter of Rosa Lee Harris Sims and Joe Sims. She graduated in 1980 from North Natchez High School and worked for the town of Natchez. Ms. Sims-Johnson was a member of St. Peter’s Baptist Church. In her spare time, Dee enjoyed shopping.

She is preceded in death by her parents; brother, Willard Earl Sims; sister, Bernadine S. Johnson; grandparents, RT Sims, Edna Blanton, Willie Harris and Mary Harris; nineteen uncles and eight aunts.

Delores leaves to cherish her memories: two sons, Devan T. Sims and Ernest L. Johnson, Jr.; granddaughters, Nevaeh Sims and Natalee Sims; brothers, Joseph E. Sims, Jr. (Aradia) and RT Sims; aunts, Phyllis Felder, Earline Fowler, Patricia Harris, Olivia Harris, Rebecca Harris, Bettie Harris, Virginia Rounds, Dorothy H. Nelson, JoAnn Chatman and Lauredan Jackson; uncles, Johnny Harris, Eddie McCoy and Cleveland Young and other relatives and friends.

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