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Tyronne Sims, born September 20, 1951 in Chattanooga TN to James and Bonciel Sims. He departed this life on June 15, 2019. He was preceded in death by his father and an “angel baby” Marcus Snow Sims. Tyronne confessed to Christ and joined Rose of Sharon Missionary Baptist Church at an early age. He attended Riverside High School in Chattanooga, TN, but graduated from Erasmus High School in Brooklyn, NY. Later he became a member of the New Deal Masonic Lodge, Number 17. He was employed by Amtrak Railway in Manhattan, NY, where he retired after 40 years. He relocated to McDonough, GA where he resided until his death. He was married to Debbie Sims and to this union their son, Tyronne Darnell was born. Left to mourn his memory: his wife, Rosie Snow-Sims; his Mom, Bonciel Townes and Momma Rosie Lee Sims; his son, Tyronne; five brothers, Ervin (Cathy), James Jr. (Jean), Melvin (Virginia), Anthony (Martha), Vincent (Daphne) and one sister, Gail. He had three grandchildren, one great- granddaughter and a host of nieces, nephews and godchildren. Two special brothers: Jerry Cox (Diane) and Kermit Cox (Sandra). A memorial service for Tyronne Sims will be held at Rose of Sharon Missionary Baptist Church on Saturday July 27, 2019 at 11am. The Rev. Charles Moore will be officiating.

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  • Tuesday, June 18, 2019
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ John P. Franklin Funeral Home
  • Friday, June 21, 2019
    To the Family; I am so so sorry for your loss. Praying for comfort at this time and the days ahead.
    ~ maxie benton   Chattanooga, TN
  • Wednesday, June 26, 2019
    Our prayers and Blessing are with the family Keep an Song in your Heart.
    ~ Harriett & Michael Thornton   Chattanooga, TN
  • Saturday, June 29, 2019
    So sorry to hear about the loss of your loved one. This can be a most difficult and challenging time for a family. The scriptures promises that we will be reunited with our loved ones again in peaceful conditions (Isaiah 25:8, John 5:28&29, Revelation 21:3-5)Better times are ahead rest assured. For additional information and comfort from the scriptures please visit Sincerly JL
    ~ James Lampkin Jr
  • Tuesday, July 9, 2019
    Our prayers are with your family
    ~ Harriett & Michael Thornton   Chattanooga, TN