Sylvia Marie Lucas Dovel, 76, of Shenandoah, passed away on Saturday, May 11, 2019.

She was born on August 19, 1942, in Stanley and was the daughter of the late James and Velva Freeze Lucas.

Sylvia graduated from Stanley High School and was employed with Pilgrim’s Pride until retiring in 2002. She was a member of First Christian Church and the Avis O. Comer VFW Post 8613 Ladies Auxiliary.

She is survived by a son, Dwayne Dovel; a daughter, Angela D. Dovel; three grandsons, Christopher and Jimmy Dovel, and Nicholas Morris, and a granddaughter, Laura Morris, all of Shenandoah.

On May 5, 1960, she married Wayne Durwood Dovel, who preceded her in death on October 10, 2009.

The family was to receive friends from 7-8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 15, 2019, at First Christian Church in Shenandoah. The casket will be closed.

A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, May 16, 2019, at the church with Rev. Jim Perry officiating. Burial will follow at Rest Haven Community Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the Shenandoah Rescue Squad, 544 Fourth St., Shenandoah, Va. 22849.

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