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Beverly Carroll Simms (1928-2003) [Obituary]

Scholarship | 2003
Transcription BEVERLEY CARROLL SIMMS (1928-2003)

Beverley Carroll Simms was the daughter of John Govan and Mae Drew
(Johnson) Simms, the granddaughter of Charles Carroll Simms and the great-
granddaughter .f William Gilmore Simms. She was a graduate of Florida State College
for Women and taught at Homestead, Florida High School for many years. As a Life
Member of the Simms Society, Beverley was an active participant at the biennial Simm
Society Conferences, and she was an avid collector of books by and about her great-
grandfather. She was devoted to her family which includes two sisters, Joan Simms
Wanner and Kate Simms Counts, and a brother, John Govan Simms, Jr., all of whom are
also Life Members of the Society. Beverley's wonderful sense of humor and her
dedicated support for the work of the Society will be greatly missed.