ABERDEEN - Ruby Lee
Sims Brand, 81, died Monday, September 11, 2017 at
Pioneer Community Hospital in Aberdeen. She was born in
Indianola, MS, January 22, 1936
to Mr. Floyd Sims and
Mrs. Jettie Mae Putnam Sims. After graduating high school,
she attended beauty school to become a hair dresser. Her
career had just just begun but became part-time having and
raising four boys.
In 1959, she married the late
William Louis Brand of Montpelier, MS. He passed away nearly
years before her. He worked at Aberdeen Big Star for
thirty two years. During that time, she had
there parttime. They had been together fifty four years.
After his death, she and her sister
continued to live at
their home for two and a half years.
Issues with her
health declining, she went to Garden Suites Assisted Living.
It had become her
second home away from home and she
loved it there. While at Assisted Living, she enjoyed
activities such as bingo, bean bag toss, getting her nails
done, and colored pencil art. Bingo was her
Services will be at 1:00 p. m., Thursday, September 14,
2017 in the Tisdale-Lann Memorial Chapel
i n Aberdeen
with Rev. Mary Hutson, Bro. Roger Collins, and Pastor Rick
Burial will be at Memorial Gardens in
Survivors include four sons, Bill Brand
(Sandra) of Wren, MS, Allen Brand (Joyce) of Aberdeen, MS ,
Kevin Brand (Lillie) o f Aberdeen, MS, and Roger Brand
(Dianna) of New Bern, NC; seven
grandchildren; four great
grandchildren; one brother; two sisters and her many special
friends at assisted living.
She is preceded in death
by her parents; her husband, William Louis Brand; one
great grandchild; two sisters; and four
Visitation will be from 4:00 until 7:00
p.m., Wednesday , September 13, 2017 at TisdaleLann
Memorial Funeral Home in Aberdeen.