In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Mount Olive Church.
Sylvester Furse passed away January 25, 2012 in Rolla, Missouri at the age of 90 years. Sylvester Furse was born January 19, 1922 in Newburg, Missouri the son of Sylvester Farris Furse Sr. and Thelma Edith “Leek” Furse.
He married Lila Elizabeth “Kerr” July 10, 1947 and they celebrated 82 years together.
Sylvester enjoyed woodworking, collecting license plates, yard work, spending time with his family and socializing. He was a member of the Lions Club for 60 years; and also a Deacon at the Mount Olive Church for 35 years.
Sylvester Furse was preceded in death by his parents, his son Roy Duncan Furse and sisters Connie and June.
Sylvester Furse is survived by his wife Lila Furse of Doolittle, his daughter Linda Bray and husband Gary of Newburg, and son Sylvester Furse III and wife Effie of Doolittle, and 5 grandchildren: Jeffrey, Sharri, Andrew, Sylvester IV and Bryan, also 9 Great grandchildren, his brother: Leonard Furse and wife Mary Lou of Rolla, 2 devoted sister- in- laws Sue Baumgardner and husband Bob of Doolittle, and Gloria Turner of Columbia and a host of other relatives and friends.
The visitation will be Friday, January 27, 2012 from 5:00pm till 8:00pm at the Teague And Sons Funeral Home in Newburg, Missouri. The funeral service will be Saturday, January 28, 2012 at 11:00am at the Teague And Sons Funeral Home in Newburg, Missouri. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Mount Olive Church. Interment will be at the Pea Ridge-Roach Cemetery in Doolittle, Missouri. All arrangements were made under the direction of the Teague And Sons Funeral Home in Newburg, Missouri.