A funeral mass was held at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Meridian Thursday for Ulpiana Sims.
Hundreds of people came to pay their respects to the late president and CEO of Berry & Gardner Funeral Home in Meridian.
Berry & Gardner has been in Meridian for more than 130 years. It was founded by Frank Berry, the grandfather of Sims' late husband.
Mrs. Sims was laid to rest at Meridian Memorial Park Cemetery.