FAYETTEVILLE - Deborah W. Sims, 68, passed away in her home on Monday July 24, 2017. She is survived by her daughter, Heather Beiza and husband Mario of Raleigh; her son Christopher Sims of Fayetteville; a brother Rus Wittig of Parkersburg W. VA; and one grandson Mateo. She was preceded in death by her husband, Larry Sims. Rev. Jeff Thorneberg will officiate a celebration of life on Saturday July 29, 2017 at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church at 11 am. A visitation will be held from 10 am to 11 am at the church prior to the service. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the family.