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Josephine Joyce (Fortney) Sims

July 28, 1934 ~ January 3, 2020 (age 85)


Josephine Joyce Sims, 85, of Fremont passed away Friday, January 03, 2020 at her home surrounded by her loving family.


The family will receive friends Saturday, January 11, 2020 from 10:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro.


Mrs. Sims was born in West Virginia on July 28, 1934 to the late Oscar James and Milo Jack Fortney.


She is survived by her daughter, Stacy Sims Adams and husband, Horace of Fremont; her daughter-in-law, Brenda Sims of Virginia; ten grandchildren; eighteen great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.


In addition to her parents, Mrs. Sims was preceded in death by her husband, Jesse Leroy Sims; two sons, Bradley Leroy Sims Sr. and Michael Lynn Sims Sr.; one daughter, Cathy Jo Mayo; two grandsons; one granddaughter and one great-granddaughter.


The family is in the care of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro.

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January 11, 2020

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Howell Funeral Home & Crematory
1500 Wayne Memorial Drive
Goldsboro, NC 27534

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