Sylvia L. Jividen


Sylvia L. Jividen, 83 of Pemberville, passed away, Thursday, December 17, 2020 at Bowling Green Manor.
She was born on September 23, 1937 in Plymouth, MI to Verne and Marion (Sampson) Burden. She married
Clayton Jividen in Pemberville, OH. The two of them brought together a blended family and they would
celebrate many years of marriage together. Sylvia, was a bookkeeper at the Pemberville IGA for 32 years
before retiring. She was known to many as the “chicken lady” in and around Pemberville. Spending time
with her family, especially her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, always brought her the
most joy in life. She was a member of the Pemberville American Legion Auxiliary. She enjoyed
fifth-wheeling and wintering in Florida.
In addition to her husband Clayton, Sylvia is survived by her children: Terry (Virgil Scott) Garwood and
Michael (Leslie) Miller
both of Pemberville. Stepdaughters: Mary Lynn (Kevin) Tearney of Perrysburg, Karen Gall of IL and Rachael
Palos of FL. Grandchildren: Kristy (Greg) Pioterek, Virgil Ryan Garwood, Michean Miller, Courtney
Miller, Tony Miller, David Taylor (Michaela) McKonkey, and Amanda McKonkey. Step grandchildren:
Elizabeth (Benjamin) Wagenknecht, Derek Tearney, Heather (Ron) Austin, Clayton Jividen and numerous
great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister: Ardith Byars,
brother: Harold Burden, stepsons: Keith Graffis, Bertrand Thomas Graffis, and Scott (Diane) Jividen.
Sylvia will be laid to rest in a family committal service at Pemberville Union Cemetery, Pemberville, OH.
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