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Sylvia G Frey

August 13, 1932 — October 4, 2023

Owensboro, KY

Sylvia G. Frey, a beloved homemaker, has left behind a legacy of love, kindness, and compassion. She was born on August 13, 1932, in Springfield, TN to her parents Jesse Ray and Mary Lorene Cobbs Gray. On October 4, 2023, Sylvia passed away peacefully in Owensboro, KY.

Sylvia's life was filled with cherished memories she created with her family. One of her fondest memories was playing on the floor with her grandchildren, bringing them contagious joy. She also shared the gift of music by teaching them how to play "You Are My Sunshine" on the piano. Sylvia's passion for music began at an early age and continued throughout her life. She played the piano by ear since the tender age of 6. Even during her illness, she found solace in playing the piano and sharing its beauty with others.

The family will gather to pay tribute to Sylvia at Springfield Memorial Gardens, Funeral Home & Cremation Center located at 4005 Memorial Blvd, Springfield, TN 37172. The visitation will take place on October 9, 2023, from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM.

A Celebration of Life ceremony will follow the visitation at the same location starting at 1:00 PM. Friends and family will come together to honor Sylvia's remarkable life and share cherished memories of their spent with her.

Sylvia's final resting place will be at Springfield Memorial Gardens. The burial service is scheduled for October 9th at the conclusion of the service.

Sylvia was not only talented but also devoted herself to various roles in life. As a Springfield High School class of 1952 graduate and homemaker extraordinaire, she poured her heart into supporting and caring for her family. Her kind and loving nature touched the lives of all who knew her.

Sylvia's love for golf led her to become a proud member of the Paxton Ladies Golf Club in Paducah, Kentucky. She enjoyed spending time on the green and forging lasting friendships through her shared passion.

In addition to her accomplishments and hobbies, Sylvia was a dedicated Christian and relied on her faith. She sang in the choir at Lone Oak Baptist Church, where she attended faithfully, never missing an opportunity to be present when its doors swung open.

Sylvia is now reunited with her loving husband, Ray N. Frey, who preceded her in death. She leaves behind a treasured family, including her children Jeff (Deborah) Frey, Kelly Frey, and Suzanne (Vince) Maynard. Sylvia's memory will continue to live on through her grandchildren: Corinne (Greg) Ramsier, Lauren (Derek) Roberts, Sara (Joey) Lanham, Drew Aaron (Rachael) Frey, Jessica (Brandon) Ramsey, and great-grandchildren: Garrett Lanham, Ava Lanham, Harper Lanham, MJ Lanham, Georgia Lanham, Jude Frey, Beau Frey, Colette Frey, Hunter Clement, Allie Clement, Colton Clement, Parker Clement, Kaitlynn Clement, Gavin Clement, Taylor Ramsey, and Layla Ramsey.

In addition to her parents and husband, Sylvia is preceded in death by her daughter, Dawn Gray Frey Robbins; grandson, Dustin Clement and siblings, Virginia Perry, Vivian Holman, Billy Gray, and Sonny Gray.

Sylvia L Frey will forever be remembered for the love she shared with her family and friends and the impact she made on their lives. Her memory will serve as a beacon of light guiding them through life's challenges. Her kindness and compassion continue to inspire all who had the privilege of knowing her.

In lieu of flowers or gifts for the family, donations can be made in Sylvia's honor to the Alzheimer's Association.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Monday, October 9, 2023

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Central time)

Springfield Memorial Gardens, Funeral Home & Cremation Center

4005 Memorial Blvd, Springfield, TN 37172

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Celebration of Life

Monday, October 9, 2023

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Springfield Memorial Gardens, Funeral Home & Cremation Center

4005 Memorial Blvd, Springfield, TN 37172

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Burial

Monday, October 9, 2023

2:00 - 2:30 pm (Central time)

Springfield Memorial Gardens, Funeral Home & Cremation Center

4005 Memorial Blvd, Springfield, TN 37172

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