Townson-Rose Funeral Home

Obituary for Sylvania Stiles


05/03/1935 - 02/17/2019


Sylvania "Boots" Stiles, age 83 of Murphy, NC passed away Sunday, February 17, 2019.

She was born in Madison County, NC to the late Milton Edd and Johnnie Ballard English. Sylvania worked for Outboard Marine Company as a gear matcher. She loved line dancing and was of the Methodist faith.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her brother, Charles English.

She is survived by one son, David Stiles and wife Donna; one daughter, Marian Murphy and husband Bill; four grandchildren, Hannah Talon Stiles, Micah Murphy, Jason Murphy and Daniel Murphy and three great-grandchildren, Sarah Murphy, Jacob Murphy, and Hadalie Murphy.

Funeral Services will be held at 7 pm, Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at the Townson-Rose Funeral Home Chapel in Murphy. Rev. Lawrence English will officiate. A private family graveside service will be held in the Stiles Family Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Micah, Jason, Daniel and Jacob Murphy, Cody Moore, Benjamin English and Trevor Grant.

The family will receive friends from 5-7 pm, Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at the Townson-Rose Funeral Home.

Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.


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