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Destinee Payne Sims, 23

Destinee Payne Sims was born February, 1997 to Melissa Murders and David Sims. She gained her angel wings on April 1, 2020. Destinee was one of the sweetest people you could ever meet and enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. The best times of her life were spent walking the beaches in Florida with her mom and grandma.

She is preceded in death by her grandfather, David H. Sims and her great-grandparents Wilma and Bill Waller.

Destinee is survived by her mom, Melissa murders; her dad David Sims; brother, Dustin and his wife Tori Sims, their daughter, (niece) Chloe Sims and her chosen sister Baylee Murders; grandparents, Tonia and Darrell Ford and Peggy Sims; uncles, Chad Ford and Aaron Sims; her favorite cousin, Caleb Ford; and other family and special friend Audriana Bond. She is also survived by the love of her life, Sean Pavlovic and his family.

A Celebration of Life for Destinee Sims will be announced at a later date. Follow “The Journey for Destinee” facebook page for updates.

Arrangements have been entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076. 501-982-3400


  • Audriana Bond Posted April 5, 2020 10:13 AM

    I love you destinee!!! I am still trying to accept what has happened, and seeing this is making it a reality… I love you bud, until I see you again…

  • Lucy McDonald Posted April 5, 2020 10:33 AM

    BEAUTIFUL, beautiful Angel. I will forever remember you!

  • Kaitlyn Grim Posted April 5, 2020 11:51 AM

    I love you forever and always my sweet Sister💖

  • Sasha sorenson Posted April 5, 2020 12:09 PM


  • Dave Grim Posted April 5, 2020 12:26 PM

    Destiny was sweet and fun and spontaneous. She was loved by everyone that knew her. Our family will deeply miss her and always remember her.

  • Debbie Tucker Posted April 5, 2020 1:28 PM

    What a sweetheart always so kind and loving person. You are at peace now God needed a angel like you. Sending love and prayers to family and friend for comfort and peace

  • Dee Lantz Posted April 5, 2020 1:49 PM

    Prayers for you all

  • Wyndy Hamilton Posted April 5, 2020 3:11 PM

    She was the sweetest and most kind person .. she and my Destinee shared the same name.. we loved her at cutter she will always be a part of our family

  • Hilda (Nana) Schultz Posted April 5, 2020 3:59 PM

    We loved Destinee so very much. She was a precious young lady and will be surely missed by all of us who loved her

  • Karen Hicks Posted April 5, 2020 4:31 PM

    So very sorry for your loss. Praying for you and your family

  • Maretta Posted April 6, 2020 11:13 AM

    Such a sweet girl. Always had a smile on her face. She will be missed.

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