Henry James Mims

Published 2:38 pm Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Mr. Henry James “Shrimp” Mims, 67, of Bogalusa, departed this life on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016, at Our Lady of the Angels Hospital in Bogalusa.

He leaves to cherish his memories: his mother, Mrs. Henrietta Hammond of Bogalusa; four daughters, Akelah Butler of New Orleans, Kelli Robinson of Watertown, N.Y., Hailey Mims of Bogalusa and Whitney Robinson of Crowley; one sister, Debra (Lee) Henry of Bogalusa; two grandsons, Tyrie Peters of Bogalusa and Kelson Osby of Watertown; two nephews, Cedric Hammond of Houston, Texas, and Delvin (Kandra) Harry of LaCombe; a special devoted friend, Glenda Young of Bogalusa; special friends, Jerome Taylor, Jessie Thomas and Robert Hicks of Bogalusa, and Larry Gibson of Los Angeles, Calif.; and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Henry was preceded in death by his father, James Mims; sister, Mozella Hammond; brother, Charles Hammond; grandparents, Dave and Viola Mims; special cousin, Beverly Timmons; and close friend, Melvin Torrence.

Visitation will be held Thursday, Jan. 21, at the chapel of Crain and Sons Funeral Home in Bogalusa, from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m.

The funeral service will be held Friday, Jan. 22, at the funeral home at 1 p.m., with the Rev. Theodore Newman officiating.

Interment will follow in the Bogalusa Cemetery.

Crain and Sons Funeral Home of Bogalusa is in charge of arrangements.

Sign the guestbook online at www.crainandsons.com.