Sylvia M. McVey, 89, died Wednesday, June 26, 2019, at Garden Valley Retirement Village in Garden City. She was born July 25, 1929, in Miami, Okla., to Robert Lee and Celia Gladys (Ford) Garber.
Sylvia grew up in Miami, Okla., where she attended school. On Sept. 26, 1950, she married Donald I. McVey in Bentonville, Ark. Sylvia has lived in Garden City since 1967. A homemaker, Sylvia enjoyed sewing, crocheting, quilting, collecting Avon, playing Bingo and going to the casino. She was a lifetime member of the VFW Auxiliary.
She was survived by three children, Michael McVey and wife Genevieve of Garden City, Marsha Rupp and husband David of Garden City and Jerry McVey and wife Linda of Garden City; a brother, Jim Garber of Miami, Okla.; two sisters, Carol Turley of Bella Vista, Ark., and Betty Newman of Bartlesville, Okla.; nine grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and four great great-grandchildren.
Sylvia was preceded in death by her husband, Donald; her parents; two brothers, Robert Garber and Sam Garber; and two sisters, Thelma Marsh and Patsy Shelton.
Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday at Garnand Funeral Home in Garden City. Burial will follow at Valley View Cemetery in Garden City.
Friends may call from noon to 8 p.m. on Friday at Garnand Funeral Home in Garden City. The family suggests memorials given to the VFW in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be given at garnandfuneralhomes.com.