Sylvia Irene Ice, 86, daughter of James Sterling Smith and Sylvia Irene Wyckoff Smith, was born June 17, 1917, at Cameron. She died April 26, 2004, at Houston House. She graduated from Fayetteville High School in Fayetteville, Ark., and attended Draughn’s Business College in Springfield. Her early employment was with MFA in Houston as a bookkeeper. She married Harlin Ice Nov. 22, 1938. They lived in the Grandview and Ozark communities on a dairy and beef farm. She worked at Angelica Uniform Factory at Summersville for 18 years in addition to helping on the farm and raising her family. Her hobbies included quilt making, stamp collecting, embroidery working, family history, music collecting and making scrapbooks. She was a member of the Grandview Baptist Church while she lived in that community. In recent years, she became a member of the Ozark Baptist Church, attending as long as her health permitted. She was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years; her parents; three sisters, Elcy Bea, Frances and Catherine; and one brother, Anderson Best. Surviving are one daughter, Iona Jenkins of Garden City; one son, Paul Ice of Houston; two brothers, Ernest Smith and Robert W. Smith; five grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and special friend, Ralph Taft. Services are 10 o’clock today (Thursday) at the Ozark Baptist Church with the Rev. Ed Hamilton and the Rev. Kendall Ford officiating. Burial is in the Ozark Cemetery under the direction of Evans Funeral Home. “

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