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W.S. Hime (3-15-16) service 3-18-16

W.S. Hime, of Savannah, was born in Perry County, Tennessee on May 17, 1928, the son of the late Jesse Alfred and Clara Beatrice Culp Hime.
On May 16, 1948, he was united in marriage to Mary Lucille Allen, who survives.
Mr. Hime was a shovel operator for Vulcan Materials. He attended Clifton Revival Center Church in Clifton for 55 years. Mr. Hime enjoyed working in the yard, gardening, sunflowers, visiting at Savannah Healthcare and going to revivals and singings.
Mr. Hime departed this life on Tuesday, March 15, in Savannah,  at the age of 87 years, 9 months and 27 days.
In addition to his wife, Mary Lucille, whom he had been married to for 67 years,  he is survived by his daughters, Brenda Copeland and her husband Phillip, Glenda Short and Judith Young and her husband Bruce, all of Savannah; five grandchildren, Ken Short, Andrea Pyron, Greg Short, Brandi Riley and Donald Abels; eight great-grandchildren; and one sister, Diane Cummings of Savannah.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by one son-in-law, Kenneth E. Short; and his stepmother, Ocie M. Hime.
Services were held on Friday, March 18, at 11 a.m., at Shackelford Chapel in Savannah with J.P.  Gillis officiating. Burial followed in Mount Hermon Cemetery at Hardin County.

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