James Melvin Sims, 79, Coffey, died Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2001, at the Liberty hospital.
Funeral services for James Sims were held Saturday at Baptist Church in Coffey. Burial was at Coffey Cemetery, with military rites by members of the American Legion Post No. 216 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 2176, both of Bethany; and American Legion Post No. 106 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 5329, both