Funeral services for Faye Moore Simms, age 93 of Fayetteville, will be conducted Saturday at 11 a.m. at Higgins Funeral Home with Dr. Calvin Todd officiating. Burial will follow in Higgins Cedar Hills Memorial Gardens beside her husband Lester H. Simms who passed away in 2009. Mrs. Simms passed away Thursday morning at her residence.
A native of Lincoln County, Mrs. Simms was the daughter of the late James Lafayette “Boss” and Mary Lou Buchanan Moore. She was a homemaker, a caregiver and a member of the Fayetteville Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include two sons Wayne (Shelia) Simms of Fayetteville, Lionel (Pam) Simms of Baton Rouge, LA, one daughter Jan (Jim) Eldridge of Fayetteville, GA, grandchildren Heath (Gail) Simms of Fayetteville, April (Tony) Sims Fayetteville, Jennifer (Shane) Chambers of Beaumont, TX, Lindsay (John) Gilliam of Baton Rouge, LA, Meghan Simms of Baton Rouge, LA, Ben (Elizabeth) Eldridge of Decatur, GA, and Sam Eldridge of Fayetteville, GA, great-grandchildren Lydia Gilliam, Tim Sims, Joseph Sims, Brys Simms, Bryleah Simms, Braden Simms, Blake Stacey, Lyndsay Bertram, several nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials to the ARP Youth or the ARP Choir.
Visitation with the family will be Friday evening 5-8 p.m. at Higgins Funeral Home.