Virginia “Ginny” Sims-Hildebrand, 82, of Elizabethton, went to be with our Lord on Friday, February 8, 2013, at her residence.
A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Robert and Goldie Roberts Sims.
Mrs. Hildebrand was a homemaker. She attended the Valley Forge Church of God.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Hildebrand; a daughter, Rebecca Jo; a grandson, Joseph Maurice Cart; and a sister, Sue.
Survivors include seven children, Connie Cart-Smith, Sharon Cart-Burleson and husband Richard, Steven R. Cart and wife Cathy, Joseph Douglas Cart, Carla Cart-Navarette, Barbara Arnett and Tony Hildebrand and wife Trina; a sister, Jo Ann Ritchey, Elizabethton; and 16 grandchildren and 33 great-grandchildren, each one being the purdiest baby she had ever seen.
Funeral services for Mrs. Hildebrand will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, February 14, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Roy Adkins officiating. Interment will follow in the McKinney Cemetery (Long Hollow). Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. The family will receive friends from 1 until 2 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Condolences to the Hildebrand family may be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.