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Welcome to the memorial page for

Miss Ernestine Sims

June 26, 1959 ~ October 16, 2021 (age 62)

It is with sorrow the management and staff of Mitchell-Josey Funeral Home, Inc. announces the passing of Miss Ernestine Sims of Newark, NJ. Miss Sims passed on Saturday, October 16, 2021 in a facility in New Jersey. 

Funeral service is 11:00am on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 in Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery. Interment will follow. Please wear a mask and adhere to social distancing. 


 “Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud.  It does not dishonor other, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs…”      ~I Corinthians 13:4-8

     Miss Ernestine Sims was born in Darlington, South Carolina on June 26, 1959 a daughter of the late James Sims, Sr. and Minnie Mae Sims. She entered into her final resting place on Saturday, October 16, 2021 at Forest Hill Nursing Home in Newark, NJ.

     She received her formal education in the Darlington County Public Schools graduating form Butler High School in Hartsville, SC. 

     After graduating from high school, she made her home in New Jersey where she was a member of Faith Temple Baptist Church in East Orange, New Jersey.  While in New Jersey she was employed at Shoprite in East Orange, New Jersey.

     She was preceded in death by her siblings: Charlotte Sims, James Sims, Jr., Paul Sims and Benjamin Sims.=

    Those left to cherish her memory are:  her siblings: Sallie Sims of East Orange, NJ, Catherine Sims, Fort Hill, SC, Carey Sims of Hartsville, SC, Mae Sims of Irvington, NJ and Margaret Sims of Fayetteville, NC; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Please keep relatives and friends of Ms. Ernestine Sims in your thoughts and prayers.


 Service Information

October 26, 2021

11:00 AM
Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery

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