Obituary of Geraldine M. Mims
Geraldine M. (Janifer) Mims, 70, of Norristown, PA passed away Thursday, January 28, 2021.
Gerry was born in Norristown, Pa. on July 9, 1950, the daughter of the late George and the late Reatha M. (Abney) Janifer. She Graduated from Bishop Kenrick High School. Although she spent parts of her life in Philadelphia, Pa. and Conshohocken, Pa., Gerry spent her later years in Norristown, PA. where she worked as a Customer Service Representative in the Medical Billing Department at Quest Diagnostics. In recent years Gerry was a member of St. Paul's Baptist Church in Conshohocken, Pa.
Gerry was a devoted and faithful wife to Samuel Earl Mims, Sr. Together, they shared a love for entertaining family and friends and held numerous family gatherings. They were especially fond of dancing. You would often see the loving couple on the dance floor bopping to Freddie Jackson singing, Jam Tonight. Gerry had a passion for collecting dolls and other figurines from family, friends and the many travels she enjoyed with her husband Earl.
Gerry is survived by her husband, Samuel Earl Mims, Sr. of Norristown, PA, daughter Carol Mitahsha (& William) Barnes of Bear, DE, step son Samuel E. Mims, Jr., of California, step daughter Maureen “Rene" Mims of Philadelphia, PA, step daughter Devika Rhoads of Norristown, PA, step son Von Bakr Mims of Philadelphia, PA, and grand daughter Kennedy Patrice Barnes of Bear, DE. Also survived by a host of step grandchildren, aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by a son Shawne Terrell Mims, a grand daughter Kenyatta Brewer, two brothers, George Janifer, Jr., and James F. Janifer, Sr., and a sister Florence M. Janifer Davis.
Friends may call on Wednesday, February 3, 2021 from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM to the funeral home.
An in-person Funeral Service will be held Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at 10:00 AM at Moore, Snear & Ruggiero Funeral Home, 300 Fayette Street, Conshohocken, PA.
Please Note: COVID-19 safety measures will be in place. Masks are required and will be provided by the funeral home for your convenience. The family asks, respectfully, that all adhere to these precautious throughout the entirety of the service.
Interment will take place at Gulph Christian Cemetery, West Conshohocken, PA.
Arrangements by Moore, Snear & Ruggiero Funeral Home, 300 Fayette Street, Conshohocken, PA, (610) 828-0330
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