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Ezekiel Sims, Jr.

March 12, 1951 August 13, 2021
Ezekiel Sims, Jr.
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Ezekiel Sims Jr., (Shorty), 70, passed away on Friday, August 13, 2021at St. Joseph Hospice. He was born on March 12, 1951, in Edwards, MS to Ezekiel Sims Sr. and Sallie Mae (Flowers) Sims.

Ezekiel grew up in Edwards, MS. He attended Edwards Jr. High School. He then began working for BFI as a Truck Driver for 19 years. He moved on to CTA where he worked for 5 years until he encounters health problems.

Ezekiel met Virginia in 1974 and got married on his birthday on March 12, 1975. They were happily married for 46 years.
Ezekiel was a member of Infinity Church The Apostolic Assembly for 27 years and was a Bus Driver. He enjoyed fishing, playing his guitar, spending time outside enjoying nature, gardening, and spending time with his family.

Ezekiel (Shorty), was preceded in death by his parents Ezekiel Sr., and Sallie Mae (Flowers) Sims; grandparents Sam Sims, Leander Jones, Eli Flowers, Pearline Flowers, and his sister Pearlina Carter.

Ezekiel (Shorty) is survived by his spouse Virginia Sims of Gulfport, MS; his sister Carrie (Henry) Selvy of Edwards MS, his brother Lee Dale (Dorothy) Sims of Edwards MS; his daughter Regina Bates (Sunny) of Champaign, IL; his sons Timothy Sr. (Remona) Sims of Gulfport, MS; Tommie Sims of Gulfport, MS; his daughter Charlotte Sims of Gulfport, MS; grandchildren (11), Demareo Warren, Quantarius Warren, Rayonna Warren, Devin Lindsey, Dayshawn Bates of Champaign, IL, Dominique Sims, Daishai Sims, Timothy Sims Jr., Undrelle Reed of Gulfport, MS; his great-grandchildren (19); and his loving nieces, nephews, and numerous of other relatives and friends.

A memorial service will be held at Infinity Church, on August, Monday 23, 2021, at 12:00 pm. Visitation will start at 11:00 am.

Infinity Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Ezekiel Sims, Jr. For inquiries, please call 228-436-6722.

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Previous Events

Visitation

Monday

23

Aug

11:00 AM 8/23/2021 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 8/23/2021 12:00:00 PM
Infinity Church The Apostolic Assembly

394 Forrest Ave
Biloxi, MS 39530

Infinity Church The Apostolic Assembly
394 Forrest Ave Biloxi 39530 MS
United States

Celebration of Life

Monday

23

Aug

12:00 PM 8/23/2021 12:00:00 PM
Infinity Church The Apostolic Assembly

394 Forrest Ave
Biloxi, MS 39530

Infinity Church The Apostolic Assembly
394 Forrest Ave Biloxi 39530 MS
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Finley Cemetery Final Resting Place

19424 Highway 53
Gulfport, MS 39501

19424 Highway 53 Gulfport 39501 MS
United States
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