Carolyn Sue Simms
Carolyn Sue Simms

October 22, 1936 - October 9, 2013
Born in Charleston, West Virginia
Resided in Hoboken, GA
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Mrs. Carolyn Sue Simms, 76, died Wednesday evening at Mayo Clinic Health System following an extended illness.

She was born October 22, 1936 in Charleston, West Virginia and had lived most of her life in Florida before moving to Hoboken, Georgia in 2009.

Mrs. Simms was the daughter to the late Kenneth Ruthven and Margaret Talbott Ruthven. She was also preceded in death by her husband, James Vernon Simms, Sr. and two brothers, Kenneth Lee Ruthven and Terry Ruthven. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include three daughters, Cathy Jenkins of Pembrooke Pines, FL, Teresa Hayes (husband Andre) of North Port, FL and Cheryl Crews (husband James David) of Hoboken, GA; two sons, K.C. Vinck (wife Sheryl) of West Palm Beach, FL and James V. Simms, Jr. (Wife Cherlyn) of North Port, FL; nine grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday (October 15, 2013) at Sarasota National Cemetery with Rev. J. Ralph Burton officiating. The family will receive friends Monday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at Farley Funeral Home North Port Chapel.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at

Music Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.




Sarasota National Cemetery
9810 State Rd 72
Sarasota, FL
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
1:00 PM
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
1:00 PM