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Obituary for SYLVIA ELAINE BOURNE
Sylvia Elaine Bourne was born on October 13, 1959 in Calvert County, Maryland to the late Donald and Betty Jean Stewart . Sylvia departed her life on January 30, 2015, due to illness.
Sylvia was educated in the Calvert County Public School System.
In her early years, Sylvia worked for T.O. Sanchez. She also worked for the Calvert County Public School System. Sylvia was employed at the Calvert Marine Museum for 20 years.
Sylvia was baptized in Jesus name and received the gift of the Holy Ghost under the leadership of the late Bishop Chambers at Love of God Holiness Church. In 1982, she was joined in holy matrimony to Melvin Paige Bourne. From that union, two sons were born. In July of 1997 Sylvia joined Zion Hill Church of God in Christ under the leadership of Elder Leroy Berry, where she served as head of the usher board.
Sylvia loved her husband and two sons dearly. Her grandchildren were greatly loved. She would often take all seven of them to church on Sundays.
Sylvia was preceded in death by her niece, Dorothea (Pooh Baby); Father-in-law, Charles Bourne; and Grandparents, Clarence and Violet Stewart, and William and Catherine Jones.
Sylvia leaves to cherish her memory: a loving husband, Melvin; two sons, Melvin Keith and Maurice, Sr.; one daughter-in-law Mindy; one sister, Doretha Gross; one brother, Donald (Dickie); seven grandchildren, Maurice Jr., Ian, Markus, Mariana, Mahki, Sydney, and Melvin Jr.; mother-in-law, Charlotte Jones; five brothers-in-law, Pastor Larry Gross, Pastor Charles Hall, Tyrone Jones, Sr., Ricky Jones and Bellot James; four sisters-in-law, Carol Jean Hall, Maxine Stewart, Gwendolyn James, and Angenett Whittenburg. She also leaves behind a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, family and friends.