July 11, 1951 - January 17, 2022
Sylvia Dean Eades Koonce, age 70, of Henderson, KY, passed away on Monday, January 17, 2022. Born in Henderson, KY on July 11, 1951 to Juanita Wood Sutton and Clarence Henry Eades. Sylvia was Henderson Kentucky’s first female police officer. She was strong willed, loving, and yet a force to be reckoned with. Sylvia loved Jesus and served Him whole heartedly, while sharing him with everyone. She loved life and loved her family with all she had. In addition to her parents, Sylvia was preceded in death by her brothers Larry Gene Eades, Jackie Ray Eades, Bobby Joe Eades, Billy Eades, Sr., Parvin Sutton, Jr., and Gary Sutton, and her sisters Karen Lee Sutton, Nancy Madden, and Robin Langston. She is survived by her brothers Mark Sutton of Henderson, KY and Donald Sutton of Evansville, IN; sister Janey Sutton of Henderson, KY; daughter Denise Parkison (Shane) of McArthur, OH; sons Neil Wildman (Jessica) of Henderson, KY and Jon Gibson (Gina) of Abilene, TX; 10 grandchildren: Kristin Zahn (Dylan), Emily Cooper (Jarred), Brandon Jones (Sandra), Jordan Jones (Baylie), Austin Wildman, Seth Wildman, Faith Gibson, Logan Parkison, Sophia Parkison, and Prophet Gibson; 9 great-grandchildren: Brantlee McCommac, Chandler Zahn, Madeline Jones, Nova Wildman, Nora Zahn, Paisley Cooper, Luna Wildman, Everly Cooper, and Ezekiel Jones; and many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to Sylvia’s Life Celebration from 10:00 a.m. until the service time on Monday, January 24, 2022 at Benton-Glunt & Tapp Funeral Home. The funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday at the funeral home with Reverend Dylan Zahn officiating. Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Henderson, KY. Arrangements entrusted to Benton-Glunt & Tapp Funeral Home, A Life Celebration® Home, online condolences may be made at www.bentongluntandtappfuneralhome.com.
Sylvia Dean Eades Koonce, age 70, of Henderson, KY, passed away on Monday, January 17, 2022. Born in Henderson, KY on July 11, 1951 to Juanita Wood Sutton and Clarence Henry Eades. Sylvia was Henderson Kentucky’s first female police... View Obituary & Service Information
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