Sylvia Annette Thompson, 79, active member of College Acres Church

Sylvia Annette Thompson

WILMINGTON — Sylvia Annette Thompson, 79, died Tuesday, April 27, 2021, at Lower Cape Fear LifeCare Center.

She was born March 2, 1942, in Wilmington, the daughter of Roy and Pauline Turner.

Sylvia attended New Hanover High School, then Troutmans Beauty School. She was a professional hair dresser for many years in the Wilmington area. She was part owner of Thompson’s Restaurant and worked on site for many years in Wilmington. Sylvia attended College Acres Baptist Church in Wilmington and was very active in many of the church ministries. Sylvia was a special person, always giving to others.

Surviving are her husband of 51 years, Victor Aaron Thompson; sons, John Anthony Miller and Roy Shane Thompson; stepson, Michael Aaron Thompson; stepdaughter, Connie Thompson and special friend, Becky Casteen; grandchildren, Kaitlyn Thompson, Emory Miller, Maggie Miller, John Miller and Gabby Miller; great-grandchildren Serenity Thompson, Brian Thompson and Jennifer Miller; and her very special puppy, Scooter.

A memorial celebration of life service will be 11 a.m., Friday, April 30, at the graveside in Oleander Memorial Gardens led by Certified Life Celebrant Linda Register.

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