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Dovie Sims Ulmer

Dovie Sims Ulmer, 105 of the Sharon Community gained her heavenly wings on July 4, 2020, at Jones County Rest Home where she had been a resident for the last six years. She was born on April 24,1915, the 11th of 12 children born to Green Robert and Cora Moss Sims.

Always humble and quietly spoken she handled each adversity with strength and honor. She felt her greatest accomplishment was taking care of her youngest daughter born with Down syndrome till her death at the age of 64.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Green Robert and Cora Moss Sims and all her brothers and sisters. Her husband of 54 years, Hubert Ulmer, her sons Wayne, Glen and Devall Ulmer. Her daughters Esther Pearl Clinton (Buddy) and Violet Ulmer. Her grandsons, Mike and Dale Ulmer and Clay and Chris Matthews.

She is survived by her daughters, Rachael Dyess Hughes ( Franklin ) and Ann Matthews (James F); Her grandchildren, David Dyess, Cheree Clinton Livingston (Sherman) of Ellisville; Floyd Clinton (Teresa)Ellisville, Billy Ulmer (Helen) of Eucutta; Sonya Dyess Everett ( Doug) of Laurel; ,Pam Ulmer Rigney, of Seminary, Courtney Matthews Kittrell (Mike) of Lucedale, and a host of great and great-great grandchildren.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, July 7, 2020, from 12:00 PM until 2:00 PM at Colonial Chapel Funeral Home in Laurel, Mississippi. Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, July 7, 2020, at 2:00 PM at Colonial Chapel Funeral Home with burial to follow in Sharon Cemetery in Laurel, Ms.

Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Laurel is in charge of arrangements. (601) 649-3342.

Bro. Stanley Doggett a longtime family friend and relative and Bro. Joe Watson her pastor will officiate. She will be buried at Sharon Cemetery next to her husband.
We would like to thank all the staff at Jones County Rest Home for the loving care they gave our Mother. We appreciate it more than you know.

Pallbearers will be the men of Sharon Missionary Baptist Church.


Dovie Sims Ulmer
April 24, 1915 - July 4, 2020




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