Sylvia E. Lavy, 91, of Greenville, Ohio, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, November 14, 2014 at 8:05 PM at the Brethren Retirement Community, Greenville, Ohio. She was born on March 10, 1923 in Goshen, Indiana, to the late Daniel P. & Susan B. (Miller) Graybill.
She is survived by sons and daughters in law, David & Shirley Lavy of Hagerstown, IN, and Glen & Rebecca Lavy of Scottsdale, AZ; daughters and sons in law, Helen Kincaid of Cocoa, FL, Jane & Harry Roush of Louisville, KY, Esther & Gary Roth of Ansonia, OH, Frances & Larry Lee of Carmel, IN, Sheila & Don McLemore of Goshen, IN and Patricia Anderson of South Bend, IN; 26 grandchildren; 45 great grandchildren; 7 great great grandchildren; brother and sister in law, James & Waneta Graybill of Goshen, IN; sisters in law, Esther Graybill of Flora, IN, Rhoda Milyard of Brookville, OH, and Mary Ellen Lavy of Camden, IN; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by brother, Lester Graybill; daughter, Barbara Lavy, granddaughter, Alecia Roush and husband, Daniel Lavy.
Sylvia retired in 1988 as a seamstress at Jone Furniture in Wakarusa, IN, and was a member of the Bible Baptist Church in Wakarusa, IN.
There will be a service held on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 11:00 AM at Bible Fellowship Church, Greenville, OH, with Pastor David Harper and Pastor Scott Gruber co-officiating. Burial will follow in the Oakland Cemetery, Bradford, OH. Family will receive friends on Friday, November 21, 2014 from 4-8 PM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio, as well as one hour prior to the service at the church.
It is the wishes of the family that memorial contributions be given to the Bible Baptist Church of Wakarusa, IN, or the Brethren Retirement Community.
Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com