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Nathan John Sims

September 28, 1947 — August 7, 2023

Gillsville, GA

Nathan John Sims, age 75 of Gillsville, GA passed away on Monday, Aug. 7, 2023.

Born on Sept. 28, 1947 in Commerce, GA, Mr. Sims was the son of the late John Reuben and Annie Reed Morris Sims.

Mr. Sims worked for years as a carpenter and was given the nickname “snake.” He would sit everyday on the front porch waving to folks as they passed by. He leaves going to Heaven but leaves behind his loving wife of 51 years, Janice Turpin Sims, who he never called Janice, but always called her “honey” or “darling.”

Survivors in addition to his wife include his daughter, Amber (Nate Noack) Sims, who he always called “Punkin;” sisters, Joyce (Dwight) Sims Miller, Jan Sims Hulsey; nephews, Matthew (Laura) Miller, Shannon (Cindy) Miller; nieces, Jesse (Scott) Boyd Evans, Kristen Hulsey; great nieces and nephew, Anna Miller, Clair Miller, and Henry Miller.

Funeral services will be held 2 pm Thursday, Aug. 10, 2023 at Emmanuel Community/Pine Grove Church with Rev. Kip Wright, Rev. Rusty Turpin, Rev. Earl Pirkle, and Rev. Darrell Womack officiating. Mr. Sims will lie in state from 1:30 pm until the funeral hour. Burial will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery. The family will receive friends 4-7 pm Wednesday evening at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be made at www.iviefuneralhomecommerce.com

Arrangements are in the care of Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, GA.

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Visitation

Wednesday, August 9, 2023

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Funeral Service

Thursday, August 10, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Emmanuel Community/Pine Grove Church

6079 Georgia 52, Gillsville, GA 30543

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Interment

Thursday, August 10, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Pine Grove Church Cemetery

6079 Georgia 52, Gillsville, GA 30543

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