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Emma Voncile Sims Douglas
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Obituary for Emma Voncile Sims Douglas

Emma Voncile Sims Douglas, 82, passed away November 28, 2017, at her home, following a lengthy illness. Visitation will be Friday, December 1, 2017, at Providence Baptist Church, from 1 p.m. until the service at 3 p.m. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Mrs. Douglas loved the Lord and was a member of Providence Baptist Church. When she was able, she loved to cook, sew and work in the garden and yard. After graduating from Eatonville High School, she went to Draughn’s Business College in Jackson and then went to work for Bell South Telephone Company.
Mrs. Douglas was preceded in death by her husband, Simmie Lamar Douglas; parents, Robert Rinner Sims; and brother, Roland Sims.
She is survived by two daughters, Virginia Busby and Elizabeth Payne, both of Hattiesburg; one son, Simmie Douglas, Jr. of Hattiesburg; one sister, Ione Stevison (Jimmy) of Hattiesburg; four grandchildren, Christopher Payne, Jonathan Payne, David Payne and Renee Strong; and three great-grandchildren, Devin LeBlanc, Reagan and Evan Payne.


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Visitation

Friday

1

Dec

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Providence Baptist Church

1180 Eatonville Rd
Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39401

Service

Friday

1

Dec

3:00 PM
Providence Baptist Church

1180 Eatonville Rd
Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39401

Cemetery Details

Location

Providence Baptist Church Cemetery

1180 Eatonville Rd
Hattiesburg, MS 39401

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