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Sybil W. Darley


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Sybil W. Darley Obituary
Sybil W. Darley

Chesapeake - Sybil Walker Darley, 89, formerly of the 1900 block of Lisbon Rd., passed away on Saturday, November 23, 2013. She was born on June 14, 1924 in Wesson, MS to the late Walter and Era Walker; and was a member of Covenant United Methodist Church in Chesapeake. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William Cullen Darley, to whom she was married for more than 50 years.

Those left to cherish her memory are her daughters, Susan D. Richard and husband Tim of Virginia Beach, VA and Janice Hunziker and husband Randy of Gainesville, FL.; four grandchildren, David Richard Hogue, Jr., Darley Marie Richard, Kyle Matthew Hunziker, Eva Marie Hunziker; and numerous nieces and nephews. Sybil's three brothers, Alvin, William and Ralph Walker also preceded her in death.

Some may remember Sybil's working days at the US Post Office in Portsmouth, VA, and others may have worshipped with her at Elm Avenue Methodist Church in Portsmouth, where she met her husband. Many will remember Sybil for her loving and giving nature because she always tried to do what was good and right with God. She was a devoted wife and mother and an active founding member of Covenant UMC, where they love her dearly.

The family will receive friends at Sturtevant Funeral Home, Portsmouth Blvd. Chapel on Friday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. A funeral service to celebrate her life will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 30 at Covenant United Methodist Church by the Rev. Frank Jennings. A reception will be held at the church the hour before the funeral service on Saturday. Burial will be private in Olive Branch Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the general fund of Covenant U.M.C., 2004 Dock Landing Rd., Chesapeake, 23321.

Condolences may be made to the family online at www.SturtevantFuneralHome.com
Published in The Virginian Pilot on Nov. 27, 2013
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