Sylvia Frances Cavender

January 5, 1929 - April 30, 2022
Sylvia Frances Cavender


Sylvia Frances Cavender 93 of Wilmington, NC and formerly of Charleston, WV passed away Saturday April 30, 2022.

She was born in Charleston, WV on January 5, 1929 to Milton Thomas and Mamie Underwood Thomas. She was the widow of Orville Cavender who passed in 1971. Also preceding her in death were sisters Opal Long; leola Gray and Norma Lee Thomas.

Sylvia is survived by daughter, Dixie Cavender and life partner, Donald Davis of Wilmington, NC; a special friend, Barbara Anderson of West Virginia.

No formal services are planned.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation 1535 S. 41st Street Wilmington, NC 28403 910-791-9099.


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  • May 12, 2022
    Drema Hughart says:
    sweetest caring woman! When we visited she went in kitchen and made chocolate chip cookies! truly have missed her!!

  • May 12, 2022
    Tammi Hensley says:
    Sylvia was such a sweet and loving lady it was always a joy talking to her we missed her so much after she moved away, she was a wonderful Christian lady.

  • May 13, 2022
    Judy Kastle Aldridge says:
    I always loved her. I will always have fond memories.