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STERLING – Sylvia Jean Myers, 83 of Sterling died Tuesday May 29, 2018 at her home with her family by her side.
She was born on November 9, 1934 in Knoxville, TN the daughter of Chairey and Pansy Pauline (Couch) Hutchinson. She married Ray Mincey on October 17, 1953. She later married Arnold Myers in July 1975. He died February 5, 2012. Sylvia had worked in customer service at the Sterling Walmart. She had been active in the Red Hat group when she was in Florida where she and her late husband had wintered for many years. She had enjoyed spending time with her family, shopping and going out to eat with her daughters, playing bingo and shuffleboard.
Survivors include her daughters: Sandra (Robert) Schoff of Walnut and Deborah (Keith) Cassens of Sterling; her faithful companion dog "Casey"; her two grandchildren: Jennifer (Rod) Jacobs and Jason (Mandy) Cassens; her four great grandchildren: Andrew Jacobs, Alexa Jacobs, Jade Cassens and Mark Cassens; and her great great grand daughter Lily.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Arnold; and her son Mark Dewayne Mincey.
A gathering of friends and family will take place on Friday from 9:30 – 10:30 AM followed by the memorial service at 10:30 at the McDonald Funeral Home, 1002 12th Avenue in Rock Falls. Pastor Luke Schier, of the Church of the Open Bible in Polo will officiate. Burial will conclude at Riverside Cemetery in Sterling.
In lieu of flowers, Memorials to the Church of the Open Bible of Polo and Unity Hospice of Western Illinois, Rochelle.