Veleta Joy Sims
September 13, 1917 - November 09, 2011

Birthplace:  Tennessee
Resided In:  Sevierville Tennessee USA
Visitation:  November 11, 2011  More Info/Directions
Service:  November 12, 2011  More Info/Directions
Cemetery:  Providence Cemetery  More Info/Directions

Veleta Joy Loveday Sims, born September 13, 1917, age 94, of the Walnut Grove Community in Sevierville, passed away Wednesday, November 9, 2011 at LeConte Medical Center.  

She was preceded in death by parents, Claude Otis Loveday and Mary Ellen Terry Loveday, sisters, Geneva Loveday, Trula Loveday Connatser, Savannah Loveday, Marjorie Loveday, infant son, David Leon Sims.

She is survived by her husband of 72 years, Roy Sims; children, Mary Helen Sims Smelcer and husband Dwight, Larry Sims and wife Brenda; Vicky Sims Tarwater and husband Keith; grandchildren, David Lee Sims, Travis Sims, Jon Smelcer and wife Amy, Alan Smelcer and wife Ivy, Derek Romines and Spring, Laurel Keathley; great-grandchildren, Olivia Raye Smelcer, Flynn Ephraim Smelcer, Sean Romines; sister, Reva Lee Clinton; and several nieces and nephews.

Graveside service and interment 2 PM Saturday in Providence Cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 5-7 PM Friday at Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville. (

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