2007-07-21 / Obituaries

Allen Ray Sims

Allen Ray Sims, age 16, of Thornville, entered into eternal peace on Saturday, July 14, 2007, at O'Bleness Memorial Hospital, Athens.

Allen was born February 5, 1991, in Zanesville, to Kevin Sims and Penny Wallace. Allen loved NASCAR, was a member of Thornville United Methodist Church, was active in the youth group, loved all kinds of music, was a student at Sheridan High School and a member of the Sheridan F.F.A.

Allen is survived by his parents, Kevin and Penny; brother, Jacob Wallace; sister, Shelby Sims; his grandparents, Billy and OnaBelle Sims, Al and Judy Wallace; great grandmothers, Grace Maze and Mabel Coleman; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins along with many, many friends. Allen is loved by many and will be greatly missed.

A funeral service will be held on Thursday, July 19, 2007 at 11 a.m. with Pastor Debbie Ketcham and Pastor Geri Lampton officiating at Thornville United Methodist Church, 30 East Columbus Street, Thornville. There will be calling from 10 - 11 am at the church. Burial will follow at Lutheran Reformed Cemetery, Thornville.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the funeral home to help the family with funeral expenses.

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