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Ms. Sylvia Lee Spear Sims

BLYTHE, Ga. - Ms. Sylvia Lee Spear Sims, 67, went home to be with the Lord on December 26, 2010 surrounded by her family and friends. Sylvia was predeceased by her husband of 37 years, Bobby Drew Sims, her parents, Alex Spear and Tiny Pope, and her sister, Barbara Ann Jefferson. She leaves to cherish her memory: her children, Michael Allen Sims, Rebecca Sims Edwards (Forrest) and Regina L. Sims (Jeff), grandchildren, Heather and Holly Edwards, Amanda and Bobby Lynn Sims, and Joseph Lane Grubbs, siblings, Linda Snellings (James), Jay Spear (Patsy),sister in laws, Betty Daniels, Linda Millians, and Diedra Sims, a host of nieces, nephews, and best friends of 44 years, Sharon and Joseph Yoho, and goddaughter, Aletha Snowberger. Sylvia received her Educational Specialist degree in Educational Leadership from Augusta State University. She was a beloved teacher at Blythe Elementary for over 25 years. She was an active member of Blythe Baptist Church where she taught Sunday school. The funeral was conducted at 10am, Tuesday, December 28th at the funeral home. Interment followed at the Blythe Baptist Church Cemetery. The Rev. Richard Dendler officiated. Pallbearers weree Rick Lunsford, Eric Snowberger, Ken Chancey, Matthew Syms, Aubrey Street, and Mike Cabe. Flowers are welcome, however, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society 1-800-227-2345 or (706) 731-9900. Hephzibah Funeral Home and Cremation Service was in charge of arrangements.

Web posted on Thursday, December 30, 2010

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