Maribelle LaRee Sims, of Deweyville, passed away June 1, at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston.
Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, June 6, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be the Rev. John Fortenberry of Calvary Baptist Church in Deweyville and the Rev. Seth Williams of Deweyville United Pentecostal Church. Burial will follow at Deweyville Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m-9:00 p.m., Friday June 5, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.
Born in Galveston, on May 5, she is the daughter of Jonathan Ray Sims and Kenzie Nicole (King) Sims.
Maribelle is preceded in death by her great-great-grandfathers, Melvin Hutson and John Sims, Sr.
She is survived by her parents, Jonathan and Kenzie Sims of Deweyville; brother, Levi Sims of Deweyville; grandparents, Brandy and Carroll Burris of Orange, Jason and Kellie King of Buna and John and Anne Sims of Deweyville; great-grandparents, Gene and Melodie King of Deweyville, Johnny and Carol Sims of Deweyville, Jim and Kathy Ray of Deweyville, Glen and Debra Davis of Atascocita, Bobby and Phelonise Tynes of Buna and Sherry Jones of Deweyville; great-great-grandparents, Marlynne Harrison of Orange and Phyliss Gifford of Kansas; aunts, Lacy Barnes and husband, Robert of Deweyville and Harlie King of Buna; uncle, Oliver Burris of Orange and many other aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Serving as pallbearers will be Randy Harrison, Robert Barnes, Shane Neil and Mike Butts.