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Obituaries

March 27, 2014

George Lannis Mims

THOMASVILLE — Services for George Lannis Mims, 80, of Boston are at 11 a.m., Saturday, March 29, 2014, at Summerhill Baptist Church. The Rev. Mitch Clements will officiate and interment is in Summerhill Baptist Church Cemetery.  Mr. Mims passed away March 26 at his residence. Born April 18, 1933, in Boston, he was the son of the late James Joshua Mims and Susan Dugger Mims. He was married to Willene (Bennie) Davis Mims for 58 years, who survives. Mr. Mims was a 1950 graduate of Boston High School, was a veteran of the United States Air Force from 1950-1955 where he served in the Korean War. He retired from Bell South in 1991 after being employed for 35 years, he was a member of the Veteran of Foreign Wars, the Georgia Sheriffs Association, the Pioneers and he enjoyed farming and fishing. Other survivors include daughter, Stacy Mims of Thomasville; sister, Marie Mims Kent of Panama City, Fla.; sisters-in-law, Estelle Cannon Mims of Boston, Arleta Mims of Americus; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was also preceded in death by brothers, Emmett Mims and Thomas Mims; and sister, Frances Mims Boyett. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m., today at the funeral home. Friends and family are invited to sign the online register at www.allenfh.com. — Allen & Allen Funeral Home

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