07/10/17  Sims Obit

 

85 year old Bro Harold D. Sims of Kingsland died on Friday. He was born in Kingsland. Was a New Edinburg “Eagle”, graduating in 1950 from New Edinburg High School. He served his country in the U.S. Navy. He moved back to Arkansas in 1958 and retired as a welder from Central Maloney Transformer Company in Pine Bluff.

He surrendered to the ministry in 1973 and first pastored a Missionary Baptist Church in Lake Village. During his 40 years of ministry he pastored churches in Tinsman, Sparkman, Hampton and Bearden.

Funeral services will be held tomorrow afternoon at 3pm at Buie Funeral Home in Rison with Brother Ronald “Captain” Smead, Donaven Sims and Jay Wylie officiating. Interment at Cross Roads Cemetery near Kingsland. Visitation is this evening from 6-8pm at Buie's. Buie Funeral Home of Rison in charge of arrangements.