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1015 West 5th Street

Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870



Sylvia Jean Chambliss Finch

Sylvia Jean Chambliss Finch, of Raleigh, died August 24, 2020 and is now in Heaven with her Lord, Jesus Christ.

Born May 4, 1936, in Roanoke Rapids, to the late Marvin Henry Chambliss and Ida May Pulley Chambliss.

Sylvia graduated from Roanoke Rapids High School in 1954 and soon married Carlton and started a family.

Sylvia resided in Raleigh with her family beginning in 1980 where she worked for the State of North Carolina as an office administrator. Her main passions and hobbies, though, included cooking for family/friends, sewing, and traveling. She really enjoyed cooking for her sons and their friends and traveling over to UNC football and basketball games when opportunities arose.

Sylvia is preceded in death by her husband, George Carlton Finch, to whom she was married for 57 years. She was also predeceased by her brother, William Chambliss.

Sylvia is survived by three sons, George Finch (Cindy) of Columbus, Steve Finch of Raleigh, and Marc Finch (Catherine) of Raleigh, nine grandchildren, Aaron Finch (Rachel), Lesley Duffield (Chip), Grant Finch, Seth Finch, Cade Finch, Erica Finch, Kellie Finch, Brandon Finch, and Hayden Finch, and two great-grandchildren Eli Finch and Mae Finch.  

A Graveside Service will be held on Saturday, August 29, 2020 at Cedarwood Cemetery, 225 Kemp Avenue, Roanoke Rapids, NC.  The service is scheduled for 11am. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at Wrenn Clarke & Hagan Funeral Home 1015 W. 5th St. Roanoke Rapids NC

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to First United Methodist Church Roanoke Rapids.



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