Betty Jean Sims


January 31, 1947 September 7, 2017 Betty Jean Sims, 70, of Jasper, passed away Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, at Walker Baptist Medical Center.

The family will receive friends Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, at noon at Collins-Burke Funeral Home, with funeral services following at 2 p.m. in the Collins-Burke Chapel. Burial will be at Smith Cemetery.

Sims was preceded in death by her son, Randall Sims; husband, Jimmy Ray Sims Sr.; granddaughter, Brittany Duncan Owens; brother, Gerald Eravi; sister, Shirley Eravi; mother, Mary Eravi Johnson; father, William Dillman; and grandparents, Maude McDonald and Andy McDonald.

She is survived by her daughters, Gloria Duncan, Angela Bennett and Donna Thompson, all of Jasper; sons, Jimmy Sims Jr. and James Sims, both of Jasper; sisters, Billie Hulen, Mary Ann Roland, Janet Bradford, Kaye Reece, Donna Wright, Carmen Eravi, Karen Hopper and Geraldine Wolverton; brothers, Paul Eravi, Danny Eravi, Claude Eravi and Terry Eravi; 10 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Collins-Burke Funeral Home, Jasper; (205) 384-5571