Sylvia J (Hendry) Seymour

May 23, 1955 ~ January 2, 2020 (age 64)


Sylvia Jean (Meyers) Seymour, 64, passed peacefully on January 2, 2020 in Rockledge, FL.  Sylvia was born in Deland, FL on May 23, 1955 to Harry and Teresa Hendry.  She grew up in Cocoa, FL and graduated from Cocoa High School in 1973.  Sylvia was well known in the community; she worked with the family business, Stevens Cakes and Catering, for over 30 years and was an active member with First Baptist Church of Cocoa.  Sylvia had a true heart of gold and gave everything she had to help others, even when it meant putting herself last. She had an infectious laugh and smile that will never be forgotten.

Sylvia is survived by her husband, David Seymour and his children, Cailey and David, her daughter Teresa Burke (John) and their 6 children, (Zachary, Ashlynn, Shannon, Belle, Rebecca and Alex), David and Sylvia’s 3 children, (Courtlyn, Hayden and Kiersten), sisters Donna Dempsey, Kimberly (Gene) Hinton, Brenda English, and her brother Steven English.  Sylvia was a proud Uhma to 10 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.  She was always known as the favorite aunt and is also survived by 14 other nieces and nephews.   

Services for Sylvia will be held Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 11:00 am, at First Baptist Church of Cocoa, 750 Brevard Ave., Cocoa, FL.  Afterwards, there will be a procession to Brevard Memorial Funeral Home, 5475 North US-1, Cocoa, FL where burial will take place.  The family asks that in lieu of flowers, please make a donation in her memory to the SPCA of Brevard, 455 Cheney Highway, Titusville, FL 32780 or via website

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Funeral Service
January 8, 2020

11:00 AM
First Baptist Church of Cocoa
750 Brevard Avenue
Cocoa, FL 32922

January 8, 2020

1:00 PM
Brevard Memorial Park, Florida

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