Official Obituary of

Sylvia Ann (McDaniel) Huffman

January 22, 1941 ~ March 25, 2024 (age 83) 83 Years Old

Sylvia Huffman Obituary

Sylvia Ann McDaniel Huffman, 83, of Salisbury passed away on Monday, March 25, 2024 at Novant Health Glenn A. Kiser Hospice House.

Born in Rowan County on January 22, 1941, she was the daughter of the late Mary Deal and George Washington McDaniel.

Mrs. Huffman attended Woodleaf High School where she played basketball, and later attended Greensboro Women’s College. She was a member of Northwest Baptist Church in Greensboro where she was very involved with church activities. She was a fan of the Atlanta Braves, Dallas Cowboys, UNC Tarheels basketball, and NASCAR. Her favorite driver was Dale Earnhardt. Mrs. Huffman loved dogs and was a great wife, mother, and grandmother.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Huffman; youngest son, Earl Huffman; sisters, Margaret Williams (Grady) and Mildred Bailey (Jim); brothers, George McDaniel, Jr. (Jo), Raymond McDaniel (Lavie), and Claude McDaniel.

Left to cherish her memory are her son, Eric Huffman (Emily); sisters, Priscilla Winecoff (Fred), Janet Collins (Harvey), and Carol Bassinger (Ronnie); brother, Marvin McDaniel (Sylvia); grandchildren, Levi Huffman (Rachael Travers) and Benjamin Huffman; sister-in-law, Joann McDaniel and numerous nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Novant Health Glenn A. Kiser Hospice House, 1229 Statesville Blvd, Salisbury, NC 28144.

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