LT Sims Obit

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LT Sims Obit - FUNERAL TOMORROW FOR NEGRO MERCHAN Funeral...
FUNERAL TOMORROW FOR NEGRO MERCHAN Funeral services, for Louis Thoma Sims, colored, for 30 years a mei chant at Brookport, will be conducte at the A. M. E. church at 1:30 to morrow afternoon by Rev. Jones, pastor of the" church, assisted by Rev. Daniels of Murphysboro. Burial in Oakland • cemetery. At a date after the flood .waters recede from Brookport, the body will be removed to a cemetery there for permanent burial. He died Sunday night.- He was one of the refugees who came to this city when high waters threat- two sons were here when he died. The other son, Leo, arrived in this city yesterday from Gary, Ind. Pride of Carbondale lodge I. B. P. O. E. of W.. will take part in the funeral.

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  1. The Daily Free Press,
  2. 10 Feb 1937, Wed,
  3. Page 3

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