Roger Timms


Funeral services for Roger Timms, 76, of Overton will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 25 at

Westview Church of Christ. Burial will follow at Kilgore Baptist Cemetery under the direction of Cunningham Funeral Home. Public viewing will be Friday, Nov. 24 from 1-7 p.m. at Cunningham Funeral Home. No wake will be held.

On September 3, 1941, Roger was born to the late Phillip Timms and Celeste Arnold Timms. At an early age he joined Mt. Zion CME church, and later in life he united with Westview Church Of Christ on December 13, 1998.

Raised in Smith County he attended Dunbar Elementary and Jackson High School. Roger worked for Baker Hughes and retired from this company.

On November 18, 1961 Roger married Georgia Faye Jones and to this union one daughter was born.

Roger is preceded in death by his parents, brothers Travis Timms, Cecil Timms and Leggett Timms, and sister Allie Mae Timms-Hilburn.

Roger leaves to cherish his memories, wife Georgia Faye Jones Timms of Overton; daughter and son-in-law, Sonya Renee’ (Timms) and Wallace Davis of Henderson; one granddaughter and three great-grandchildren; brothers, James Sanford (Willie Jay) of Dallas, Rufus Timms of Winona and Phillip Hays of Winona; sister, Virginia Nell Rayson Lee of Kilgore; sisters-in-law, Dorothy Hudson of Tyler and Odessa Timms of Tyler; brother-in-law, Warnell Hudson Sr., and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends