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Betty Castellaw Sims

March 5, 1939 — December 17, 2023

Brownsville, TN

Betty Castellaw Sims, age 84, departed this life on Sunday, December 17, 2023, in Goodlettsville, TN.  She was a long-time resident of Brownsville, TN. Funeral Services to Celebrate Her Life will be held on Friday, December 22, 2023, at 12 Noon at the Lea & Simmons Funeral Home in Brownsville, TN with Bro. Bob Connerley officiating. Burial will follow at the Brownsville Memorial Gardens.   A time of visitation for family and friends will be on Friday, December 22, 2023, from 11:00 AM until 12 noon at the Lea & Simmons Funeral Home. 

Betty was born on March 5, 1939, in Haywood County to Zach T. Castellaw and Frances Castellaw Mullen. She worked in the Haywood County Trustees Office for many years.  She loved the Lord and was a faithful member of Brownsville Baptist Church. She enjoyed playing the piano and had a love for music.  She also enjoyed trips to the beach, as well as reading and working crossword puzzles.  

Betty is survived by her three daughters, Lou Ann Sims of Greenbrier, TN, Lisa Gail Stacy of Brownsville, TN, and Lynda Lee Tuesca (Brian) of Joelton, TN; one brother, Tommy Castellaw (Carolyn) of Brownsville, TN.  She leaves a legacy of love for her grandchildren, James (Megan), Bryant, Kasey, and Ben, and her great-grandchildren, Rhett and Whitt.  She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 61 years, James Lee (Jimmy) Sims, and her parents, Zach T. Castellaw and Frances Castellaw Mullen. 

Pallbearers for the service will be Ben Kerbo, James Stacy, Ryan Pugh, and Brian Tuesca. Honorary Pallbearers will be Tommy Castellaw, Jimmy Arnold, and William “Sonny” Howse. 

The family has requested memorials be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 4825 Trousdale Drive, Suite 220, Nashville, TN 37220.  All arrangements and services are under the direction of the Lea & Simmons Funeral Home in Brownsville, TN. 

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Friday, December 22, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

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Funeral Service

Friday, December 22, 2023

Starts at 12:00 pm (Central time)

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Burial

Friday, December 22, 2023

12:45 - 1:45 pm (Central time)

Brownsville Memorial Gardens

2488 US-70, Brownsville, TN 38012

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