Vass, Sylvia Carter
Sylvia Claudette Vass, age 62, went home to be with her Lord on Saturday, February 26, 2022. Born April 3, 1959, she was the daughter of the late Claude and Renie West Carter. She loved spending time with her family and was a beloved mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend. She earned a Master’s Degree in Business Administration and worked as a professor at Bluefield State College.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 25 years, Mike Vass; brother, Roger Carter; sister, Tereasa Carter Whitten; and her father and mother in-law, Kenneth and Carol Vass. Survivors include her daughter, Chandra Burks (Ron) of Lindside, WV; son, Tyler Vass (Jessica) of Harrison, OH; sister, Kathy Lester (Tommie) of Peterstown, WV; brother, Darrell Carter of Walton, KY; three granddaughters, Katlyn, Courtney, and Alyssa; sisters-in-law, Connie Thomas (Will) of Lindside, WV, and Gayle Haney of Cincinnati, OH; brothers-in-law, Ray Whitten of Mt. Eden, KY, and Nathan Vass of Columbus, OH; special friend, Michelle; and many nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends.
In keeping with her wishes, she will be cremated. Services will be announced later. Online guestbook can be signed or condolences may be sent to the family at www.broyles-shrewsbury.com. Local arrangements by Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, Peterstown, WV.