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Nancy Ryder

September 17, 1946 — December 8, 2020


Mrs. Nancy Sims Ryder, age 74 passed away Tuesday evening, December 8, 2020 at Memorial Medical Center.  Mrs. Ryder was born in Savannah, GA to the late Oscar Jefferson Sims and Marie Cramer Sims.  Mrs. Ryder retired as a cashier with Zip-N and was a member of Pineora Baptist Church.  She was a good seamstress, loved working puzzles and was a great wife, mother and grandmother.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by two sisters, Shirley Lindbald and Elizabeth Lindbald.

Survivors include her loving husband of 37 years, Royal French Ryder, III.; son, Shawn Williams and his wife Allison of Warner Robins; four daughters, Janet Titus and her husband Tom of Portal, Carol Williams of Tucson, AZ, Stephanie Maas of Savannah and Sandra Payne and her husband Henry of Metter; one step daughter, Ginny Figueiredo and her husband Rui of Lynhurst, NJ; sister, Sarah Ford of Clyo; 13 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Celebration of Life Service will be held on Tuesday, December 15, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at Flanders Morrison Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Bill Bozman officiating.

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Flanders Morrison Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of the arrangements for Mrs. Nancy Sims Ryder.

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Tuesday, December 15, 2020

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