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Arthur Earl Sims was born on July 10, 1971 to the late Rosia Mae and Willie Earl Sims.      

He was the seventh child to this union. Arthur was a joyful kind, sweet, and persistent child.

He was always full of life. He attended Improve School and East Marion School. After high school, he attended Pearl River Community College. During that time, he married Victoria Foxworth on February 16, 1996, and to this union four children were born. He was a member of Morning Star Baptist Church. Arthur worked in construction at Sammy Jones Masonry. He also worked at The Water Department and Sand Blasting. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather.       

Arthur departed this life on September 19, 2018 in New Orleans, LA.

He was preceded in death by his mother Rosia and his father Willie, his three brothers; Connie Ray, Earnest Ray, Edward Earl.       

Arthur Leaves to cherish his memories a wife, Victoria, and three sons; Arthur and JaBrea Sims of Biloxi, MS and Jordan Filingame of Brookhaven, MS, two daughters; Alaysha and Arthierya Sims of Biloxi,MS, two grandchildren; KeShodric McSwain and Mckinley Johnson, three sisters; Castine Keys, Marilyn Jefferson, and Angela (Anthony) Barnes all of Columbia, MS two brothers; Issac (Pam) Patton of Gulfport, MS, and Cornelius (Sherrie) Jeffery of Siloam Springs, AR, and a few special friends; Dwight Brown, Samuel Pac, and Brian, and a host of nieces and nephews and friend.

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  • Sunday, October 14, 2018
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