Colleen Clark (Clark) Sylvester

March 24, 1929 ~ February 24, 2018 (age 88)
Colleen Clark Sylvester
Cyril, Oklahoma

Was born March 24, 1929 in Cyril, OK to Arthur and Eilene (Black) Clark. She passed away February 24, 2018 in Oklahoma City at the age of 88.

Colleen graduated from Cyril High School and went to work at the post office. She worked with her sister, Waldine, as a postal clerk until her sister retired. She took over as postmaster until she retired with 46 years of service. Colleen married Joseph Edward Sylvester, Sr. on June 17, 1951 in Cyril. He preceded her in death on October 4, 2003. She was a lifelong member of the Assembly of God and enjoyed being a part of the Ageless Encounters group at church. Colleen belonged to the Daughters of the American Revolution. Saturdays were spent shopping. Her family gave her great joy, and she loved going to their activities and sporting events.

She is survived by:

1 son and his wife-
Joseph and Tomi Sylvester, Jr.         Cyril, OK

1 daughter and her husband-
Tana and Brad Alexander         Cyril, OK

6 grandchildren-
Justin and wife, Kristi Sylvester; Canda Coley, Bradley Alexander, Lacey Alexander, Austin and wife, Wendy Alexander; Bradley Claborn

10 great-grandchildren-
Joey Sylvester, Taylor Sylvester, Matthew Sylvester, Hayley Sylvester, Reese Sylvester, JaKobie Kaesemeyer, Kenzie Pocowatchit, NaKoa Coley-Tahhahwah, Donnie Alexander, Scarlett Alexander

1 sister-
LaNell Harrison               Cyril, OK

She was preceded in death by:
Her parents
Her husband, Joseph Sylvester, Sr.
1 daughter, Candace Sylvester
1 grandson, Ben Sylvester
3 brothers- Shirley Clark, Austin Clark, Ronald Clark
2 sisters- Waldine Knodel, Ruby Roggli

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, February 27th at 2:00 P.M. at the Assembly of God with Pastor Randy Cocheran officiating. Burial will follow in Celestial Gardens Cemetery under the direction of Cyril Funeral Home.
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