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Sylvia Hackworth Henderson

March 26, 1947 - April 28, 2022

Sylvia Hackworth Henderson, 75, of Madison Heights passed away Thursday, April 28, 2022. She was the wife of Rodger D. Henderson.

Sylvia was born March 26, 1947, in Lynchburg a daughter of the late David Ward Hackworth and Annie Case Hackworth. Sylvia was retired after 28 years’ service as a restaurant manager at Days Inn in Lynchburg.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by her son, Chip Justis and wife, Charlotte Justis of Forest, a step-son Stephen Roberts, one brother David Hackworth, Jr. of Myrtle Beach, SC, three grandchildren, seven step-grandchildren, and three step-great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one son Donnivan Justis.

In accordance with her wishes, services will be private.

 Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Madison Heights, is assisting the family.

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Roger and family, sorry to see the passing of Syliva. I enjoyed working with her at Post 16. She was a great worker and a special person.

Posted by robert w woods on May 2, 2022

So sorry for your loss Roger. She will be be missed by all of her friends. I have know Sylvia since the late 80s when she ran the restaurant at days inn as I worked at Davis paint mfg. Then as friends at the marine center, 715 Moose and American legion. I am also one of the girls that do brunch at Charley's. So you can see why see will never be forgotten by all of us.

Posted by Bertha Arthur on May 2, 2022

Sylvia was the sweetest lady. I have so many wonderful memories of our good times. Heaven gained a special Angel. Prayers to her family. She will be missed dearly.

Posted by Kathy S Rockwell on April 30, 2022

Sylvia was one of the nicest and sweetest lady I have ever met! We will surely miss her!!

Posted by Wanda and Buddy Wilson on April 30, 2022

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