Cynthia Diane Mims

Cynthia Mims

The Angel of Silence entered Cynthia Diane Mims' life on May 8, at her residence in Dallas, among loving family and devoted friends. The visitation was held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 12, at Moore’s Angelic Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral services were at 11 a.m. Friday, May 13, at Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 700 W. Feeder Rd. in Fairfield, with Rev. E.A. Anderson, Pastor, officiating minister Min. Jesse Jones; and Eulogist Rev. W.C. Anderson. Interment services were held at Hopewell Cemetery in Fairfield. Diane was the fourth child born to Edd Wesley Mims and Mary Ella Mims, of Fairfield. She attended Dogan School and Fairfield High School in Fairfield. Diane was a woman of strong faith. No matter the day, she would always throw up her hands and say, "God is Good!" She accepted Christ and was baptized at an early age at Southside Church of Christ. Diane was also a faithful member of Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of Rev. E.A. Anderson, Pastor and Rev. W.C. Anderson, Co-Pastor, until her health began to decline. Diane was employed as a Certified Nurse's Aide for a number of years. She was known for her cooking skills and she worked as a Dietary Aide for 26 years. She was employed at McGee Nursing Home for 16 years, and the Teague Nursing Home for 10 years. Some of her hobbies included Bingo, cooking, traveling, sports, coaching, and being around family and special friends. Diane will be missed dearly, especially for her smile and loving ways. Those left to cherish her memories most are: her father, Edd Wesley Mims, of Fairfield; sons, Jerome Mims (Carolyn Adams), of Mexia; O'Bryan Dyson, and Ashton Dyson (Serita), both of Dallas; daughter, Alicia Dyson, of Dallas; brothers, Clinton Lucas and wife, Shirley, of Corsicana; Clifford Wayne Lucas and wife, Betty, of Natchitoches, Louisiana; Zach Mims and wife, Leila, of Fairfield; sisters, Minnie Mims and Mary Mims, both of Fairfield; Vickie Johnson, of Houston; aunts, Eva Burns, of Fairfield; Odessa Moore, of Ft. Worth; great aunts, Mildred Andy and Martha Govan, both of Fairfield; her one and only living granddaughter that she loved so, Ty'Ariah Mims, of Teague; special nephews and nieces, Mercedes Mims and son, "Lil Madden Jones," of Fairfield; niece, Ma'Kayla "Mama Rabbit" Mims, of Fairfield; Tamara "Cookie" Pikes, Dae'Ja Lucas, both of Natchitoches, LA; nephew, Martez McElroy, of Fairfield; Zachariah "Lil Zack" Mim,s of Denton; Clinton Jr. "Lil CJ" Lucas, of Corsicana; very special friends, Sonia Faulk, Daphne White, Jackie Jackson Alford, Tammy Holly, Jean Thomas, Johnnie Canady and family; and a host of other loving relatives and special friends. 

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