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Sylvia Bernice Whigham Chance
Birth: Jul. 30, 1927
Mobile
Mobile County
Alabama, USA
Death: Oct. 15, 2010
Lake Mary
Seminole County
Florida, USA

Sylvia Bernice (Whigham) Chance returned to God on Friday, October 15, 2010, at 6:20 p.m., at her home in Lake Mary, Florida. Sylvia was born July 30, 1927, in Mobile, Alabama, the oldest of two daughters born to Edward and Daisy Carpenter Whigham.

She is survived by son, Frank Crawford Chance and his wife, Flora (Holecy), grandson, Alexander Vaughan Chance, his wife, Cindy Beck-Chance, great-grandson, Coltrane Irving Beck-Chance, all of Charlotte, N. C.; sister, Joyce Whigham Dorrycott, of San Antonio, Texas, nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Sylvia was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Henry Vaughan Chance, son, Michael Roy, and daughter, Cathey. An avid gardener, seamstress and shuttle bug, Sylvia was outstanding and accomplished at all tasks she undertook. She will be sorely missed by all those who knew and loved her.

Sylvia was buried, Monday, October 18, 2010, in Oaklawn Memorial Park, in Lake Mary, Florida. Funeral services by Baldwin Fairchild. 
 
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 Parents:
  Edward Hawkins Whigham (1901 - 1965)
  Daisy Ola Carpenter Whigham (1903 - 1993)
 
 Spouse:
  Henry Vaughan Chance (1925 - 2009)
 
 Children:
  Michael Roy Chance (1946 - 1995)*
  Cathey Chance (1951 - 1951)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oaklawn Memorial Park
Lake Mary
Seminole County
Florida, USA
 
Created by: Joyce Dorrycott
Record added: Oct 18, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 60272499
Sylvia Bernice <i>Whigham</i> Chance
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Happy Birthday Aunt Sylvia! This morning I woke up thinking about you again. Immediately I remembered it was your birthday. You are missed so much but I know I'll see you again in Heaven.
- Sylvia Joyce
 Added: Jul. 30, 2014
So much to tell you. Didn't forget your birthday, thought about it all week. Just couldn't write that day. I miss you. It has been such a difficult time this last year. Spent a month in the hospital. But, I am doing very well now. It's just not my ...(Read more)
- Your sister, Joyce
 Added: Aug. 5, 2013
Hi, Sylvia, Think about you so much. Beginning another year without you and Don. Losing both of you has left such an empty spot in my life...Life goes on, and I try to make every day count. Still I look forward to our reunion in Heaven. Love,
- Joyce
 Added: Jan. 6, 2013
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