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Sylvia Jean Archer Craft, 43, left us September 6, 2012 to be with her mother in the arms of the Lord. She was born in Brewton, Alabama, February 3, 1969. She attended W.S. Neal High School in East Brewton, Alabama and Jefferson Davis Community College in Brewton, Alabama. She was employed by Exam One and Quest Diagnostics in Pensacola as a phlebotomist and had also worked as a teacher's assistant at T.R. Jackson Pre-K Center in Milton, FL.
Sylvia had a very kind and loving spirit that was felt by anyone who came in contact with her. She was also a loving and devoted mother to her son, Brandon.
She is preceded in death by her mother, Betty Black Archer, who passed away in 2004.
She is survived by her son, Brandon Craft of Milton, Florida; her father and step-mother, Earlie Thomas and Mary Archer of Sterling, Alaska, two sisters, Cynthia Antonelli (Tony) of Autaugaville, Alabama, and Kyra Smith of Cantonment, Florida, three brothers, Timothy Archer (Kathy) of Plano, Texas, Dale Archer of East Brewton, Alabama, and David Archer (Tina) of Milton, Florida; loved ones Dylan Craft and Amber Devaney; nieces and nephews Lyndsie, Amber, Caleb, Anthony, Rebekah, Timothy, Angel, Carla, Marianne, Kerri, and Kristin; numerous grand-nieces and nephews; and countless friends and co-workers.
A memorial service will be held to honor her and for friends and family to share their memories of the short time we had with her. All are welcome to attend. The details of the service will be posted on the Lewis Funeral Home website. www.lewisfuneralhomes.net
The family would like to thank Joyce Goldenberg/Covenant Hospice, Baptist Manor, and Unihealth Post-Acute Care for the care and love they gave to her during her stay there.
Lewis Funeral Home, 4777 West Spencerfield Rd., Pace, Florida will be handling arrangements
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