HOT SPRINGS, Ark.—Emma L. Sims Brock, 87, of Blevins, Ark., died Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017.
Ms. Brock was born July 11, 1929, in Hughes, Ark. She was a member of Victory Temple COGIC. She was preceded in death by five children, Betty Sims, Kathy Sims, O.C. Sims Jr., Jessie Sims and Louis Sims.
Survivors include nine children, Barbara Paterson of Blevins, Sara Taylor of Little Rock, Emma Hughes of Murfreesboro, Ark., Ora Smith and Theol pol is Sims of Ark a delphi a, Ark., David Sims of Bismarck, Ark., Tommy Sims of Moline, Ill., Robert Sims of Davenport, Iowa and Benny Sims of Cardwell, Ill.; nine siblings, Katie Franklin, Mary Edwards, Barbara Jean Wells, Ella Mae Rankin, Bernice Johnson, Christian Rankin, Brenda Kimble, Herman Rankin and Willie Rankin; 58 grandchildren, 78 great–grandchildren, seven great-great-grandchildren; and a number of other relatives.
Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Victory Temple COGIC. Burial will be in Harrison Chapel Cemetery, Delight, Ark., under direction of Carrigan Memorial Funeral Service.
Visitation will be 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. today at the church.
Online registration is at carriganmemorial.com.