Sylvia Mae Harrington, age 84 of Lynn Haven, passed away Tuesday, April 30, 2013 in the Panama City Nursing Center. Sylvia was born April 14, 1929 in Holland, Mich., to the late Charles and Jeanette (Nyboer) Holkeboer. A former resident of Chipley, she had moved to Lynn Haven in 2005 and was a former Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) at Gulf Coast Community Hospital.
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In addition to her parents, she is predeceased by her husband, Harold Harrington and a daughter, Kathryn Pusch.
Survivors include her son, Dan Harrington of Lynn Haven; two daughters, Sandra Rigsby of Greenville, S.C. and Lynora Mills of Fountain; 13 grandchildren and many, many great and great- great- grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Saturday, May 4, 2013 at 2 p.m., at the graveside in Beda Cemetery on Hwy 137 just north of Wing, Ala. The family received friends from 1:30 to 2 p.m., at the graveside. The family suggests donations to www.herbalifefamilyfoundation.org. Brown Funeral Home of Chipley is in charge of the arrangements. Friends and family may sign the online register at www.brownfh.net.
Published in Washington County News and Holmes County Times-Advertiser on May 8, 2013