Sylvia Mae Harrington

Sylvia Mae Harrington, 84, of Lynn Haven, Fla., 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, Fla., she had moved to Lynn Haven in 2005 and was a former licensed practical nurse (LPN) at Gulf Coast Community Hospital.

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 will be 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 will receive friends from 1:30-2 p.m. at the graveside. The family suggests donations to Brown Funeral Home of Chipley is in charge of the arrangements. Friends and family may sign the online register at

Brown Funeral Home
1068 Main St.
Chipley, FL 32428

Funeral Home

Brown Funeral Home
1068 Main St.  Chipley, FL 32428
(850) 638-4010
Published in Panama City News Herald on May 2, 2013