Sylvia Lanham, age 90, a resident of Philippi, passed away Tuesday June 4, 2019 in Talbott’s Personal Care Home. Sylvia was born January 14, 1929 in Volga, WV a daughter of the late Charles and Florence Elizabeth (Barker) Swick. Sylvia was united in marriage on December 20, 1947 to Warren G. Lanham who preceded her in death on November 14, 2013. Surviving is
Son, Mark Lanham and wife Amy of Philippi
Grandsons, Ryan Christopher Lanham of Shepherdstown, WV
Drew Michael Lanham of Philippi
Sylvia was preceded in death by sisters Dorothy Collins and Evelyn Kreafle. Sylvia retired in 1989 from the Barbour County Board of Education as a secretary. She loved music and enjoyed singing. Sylvia was a member of the Southern Baptist Church and graduate of Philippi High School.
Friends will be received at the Wright Funeral Home 220 N. Walnut St. Philippi on Friday June 7, from 5-8 pm and on Saturday June 8, from 8- 11 am the service hour with Pastor Jim Strawderman officiating. Interment will follow in the Mt. Vernon Memorial Cemetery.