Born June 28, 1937, she was the daughter of the late William Alexander "Bill" Grissom Sr. and the late Mary Arbena Martin Grissom. She was also preceded in death by her son, John Stacey Myers; and her brother, William Alexander "Willie" Grissom Jr.
Sylvia was employed as a bus driver for the Cobb County School System until her retirement. She was a member of Euharlee Baptist Church. Sylvia was known as being a simple, friendly and down to earth person. She enjoyed working in her yard, gardening and fishing.
Survivors include her son, Edward Clarence Myers Jr.; her daughters, Julie Renee McCullough, and Joyce Marie Myers; her brother, John Martin "Buddy" Grissom; her sister, Barbara Kay Ylvisaker; her grandchildren and their spouses, Travis and Jessica Myers, Jessica and Colby Watson, John Myers, Duncan McCullough, Dewayne Moore, and Sylvia Milligan; and her great-grandchildren, Gabriel Myers, and Molly-Ann Myers.
Graveside memorial services will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Monday at Euharlee Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Keith Dempsey officiating.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 5 p.m. on Sunday at Parnick Jennings Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 430 Cassville Road, Cartersville.
Please join in celebrating Sylvia's life by visiting www.jenningsfuneralhome.com to share memories and to post tributes.