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Sylvia Anne (Walker) Vincent

Sep 27, 2013 - Staff

Sylvia Anne (Walker) Vincent died after a lengthy illness Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, a her daughter's home in Kingston, Wash. She was 71 years old.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, at the LDS church chapel in Riverton. A short graveside dedication will be followed by a dinner at the LDS church gym.

Sylvia Anne Walker was born June 6, 1942, in Ogden, Utah, the daughter of Ralph and Jetta Walker.

On April 25, 1959, she married Robert Steven Vincent. The couple started their family in Utah and relocated to Riverton in 1969.

Her family said she was well known for her hard-working, ambitious, wise and caring personality. They said she enjoyed sewing, canning, cooking, playing the piano, making homemade bread, playing various board games, horseback riding, camping, fishing, hunting, gardening and being in the mountains and at Bass Lake. Most of all, she treasured precious moments spent with her children, grandchildren, family and friends.

She is survived by her children, Stephanie Williams and her husband Richard of Riverton, Sally Woodral and her husband Joe of Kingston, Wash., Stanley Vincent and his wife Sharla, Lynn Vincent and Shauna Potts, all of Riverton; sisters Shirley Aamodt and her husband David of Farmington, Utah, and Susan Monson and her husband David of Farmington, Utah; sister-in-law Viola (Walker) Jarvis and her husband John of Mesa, Ariz.; 25 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Ralph and Jetta Walker; brother C.Kay Walker; infant sister Wendy Walker; father of her children Robert Steven Vincent; sister-in-law Wanda Walker; and grandson Justin Greg Greenhalgh.

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