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Sylvia Ellen Webster

Wednesday, October 3, 2007

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Sylvia Ellen Webster, 94, long time resident of rural Rosedale, passed away at Clay County Health Center at 8:15 p.m., Sept. 30, 2007.

Born March 4, 1913, in Vigo County, she was the daughter of Kestril and Lurenda (Hamble) Berry.

In her earlier years, she worked as a housekeeper for a family in Terre Haute as well as College Professor Mr. Strum. She also worked in a tearoom and tomato factory in Indianapolis.

After marrying Howard Webster on Jan. 16, 1938, she began her life as a homemaker and farmer's wife.

She was a member of the Bridgeton United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women's Group, and the Farm Bureau Association, Raccoon Township Home EC Club, and served as a Parke County 4-H Leader.

She is survived by her husband Howard Webster; son Leslie "Web" Webster and wife Linda, Brazil; daughters Myrna Mager and husband Perry, Elaine Mager and Leonard, Terre Haute; six grandchildren, Toni Woody and husband Mike, Greg Mager and wife Jamie, Debbie Stone and husband Kevin, Jeff Webster and wife Marti, Robin Lawson and husband Kevin, Mike Mager and wife Karen; 13 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson.

Services will be at 11 a.m., Friday, Oct. 5, 2007, at Lawson-Miller Chapel, Brazil, with Joe Montgomery officiating. Burial will follow at Rosedale Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home and again Friday from 7:30 a.m. until time of service.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Vista Care Hospice. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

Visit www.lawson-millercha-pel.com to light a candle in her memory.