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Sylvia D. True


Sylvia D. True, 91, of Dix died 1:55 a.m. April 7, 1004, at St. Mary's 
Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon. 

Mrs. True was born Oct. 3, 1912, in Oconee to John and Jane Bland.  She 
married Bert True Sept. 10, 1932, in Centralia; he preceded her in 
death Oct. 26, 1966. 

Funeral Services will be held 1 p.m. Friday at Pleasant Hill Baptist 
Church.  Randy Sands will officiate.  Burial will follow in Pleasant Hill 
Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Osborn Funeral 
Home in Dix. 

Mrs. True is survived by a son, Darrell True of Mt. Vernon; daughters 
Doris Gresham and husband Gene of Mt. Vernon and Sandra Bishop of 
Henderson, Ky.; 13 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren, and nine 
great-great-grandchildren. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a son, Russell 
True; a grandson Rick Gresham; a great-grand-daughter, Julie Ann Porter; 
three brothers Charlie, Cletus, and Vernon Bland; two sisters, Gladys 
McNeil and Marie Clopton; and a daughter-in-law, Tracy True. 

Mrs. True was a longtime member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, where 
she was active with vacation Bible school and the flower ministry. 
Memorials may be amde to the Rick Gresham Scholarship fund at Pleasant 
Hill Church and will be received at the funeral home at any time. 
For more information you may contact Osborn Funeral Home in Dix at 
266-7231. 


Source: Mt. Vernon Register News
Date:  
Submitted by: Ida Reeves



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