Search billions of records on


VABDEVANDER, Tina Faye Sims-Harris, 21 May 1960 - 11 Aug 2012. (Lawrence Co., Loretto, Tn. native; d/o Russell & Doris Sims of Lawrenceburg, Tn.; he was preceded in death by her 1st husband Larry K. Harris; her name is engraved on his tombstone, but she remarried to James Vandevander of Texas and will be buried in Saltillo City Cemetery in Mississippi. Ref: Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, Tupelo, Lee County, Miss.)

According to Tina Faye Harris' obituary says she was remarried and was not buried at Lynnwood next to her 1st husband. Larry K Harris.

Obituary: Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, Tupelo, Lee County, Mississippi, August 13, 2012

Tina Vandevander

SALTILLO Tina Harris Vandevander, 52, died Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, at her home after an extended illness. She was a Christian wife, step-mother and grandmother. She was a friend to anyone she met. She was full of spirit and love. She loved to share her love of the Lord to all who would listen. She was passionate about singing Gospel music. Tina leaves behind a very special friend in Cindy Buzan. Tina would look at the clock every day anticipating Cindy's call. They would spend time laughing and talking about girl stuff. She was born May 27, 1960 in Loretto, Tenn. She loved to sing Gospel music, do Mission work and loving her grandchildren.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Waters Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. officiating. Burial will be in the Saltillo city cemetery.

Survivors include her husband James Vandevander of Saltillo, her step-children, Mark Vandevander & Amber of Guntown, Kim Morgan & Steven of Saltillo, Sharon Kennedy & Dustin of Guntown and Chris Vandevander of Guntown, 2 Grandchildren, Victoria Vandevander and Brooklyn Kennedy, her Father, Russell Sims & Shirley of Lawrenceburg, TN, Her sisters & Brothers, Dianne Hollis & Jim of Athens, AL, Linda Baughn & Jerry of Muscle Shoals, AL, Ronnie Sims of Collinwood, TN and Bobby Sims of Huntsville, AL and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her Mother, Doris Sims and her first husband Larry K. Harris

Pall Bearers will be Mark Vandevander, Chris Vandevander, Tim Johnson and Jerry Baughn.

Visitation will be 5 to 9 p.m. today at Waters Funeral Home.

Information by Mary Bob McClain Richardson from Internet E-mails 5 Aug 2012.