BISHOPVILLE - Cheryl Mott Sims, 53, of 312 Munnerlyn St., Bishopville, entered eternal rest on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017.

Cheryl was a South Carolina State University graduate, where she received a bachelor's and master's degrees in counselor education. She was a retired school guidance counselor for the Lee County School District. Cheryl was a daughter of the late John and Estelle Brown Mott of Bishopville.

She was the beloved mother of Ashleigh Nicole and Helen Matice. She also leaves stepchildren, Marvin T. Sims, Latasha Sims and Julius Miller; former husband and friend, Marvin Sims; a brother, Tyron (Denise) Mott of Awendaw; a mother-in-law, Carrie Sims; sisters-in-law, Ruth (Harry) Anderson, Diane Sims and Lois (Leon) Woods; brother-in-law, Bobby Sims, all of Mayesville; and aunts, Louise Sutton of Awendaw and Annabelle Moore of Miami.

The family is receiving friends at the residence, 312 Munnerlyn St., Bishopville.

Visitation will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. today at the funeral home. Wake and Delta Sigma Theta Omega-Omega Service will follow from 6 to 8 p.m. at New Bethel AME Church, 400 Munnerlyn St., Bishopville. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday at the Lee Central High School auditorium, 1800 Wisacky Highway, Bishopville, with the New Bethel AME Church pastor, the Rev. Emanuel Davis, officiating, assisted by the Rev. Jerome McCray and the Rev. Iris J. Brown. Interment will follow in Thomastown Cemetery in the Browntown community of Lee County.

Wilson Funeral Home, 403 S. Main St., Bishopville, is in charge of arrangements.