Sylvia Davis Rhea


Sylvia Davis Rhea, age 86, a resident of Fairhope, Alabama, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021.

Sylvia was preceded in death by her parents, Oris E. Davis and Maude T. Davis, her sisters, Mary Nan Carroll and Margie Armstrong, and two brothers, John Earl Davis and Larry Davis.

Sylvia is survived by her three daughters: Dena Rhea White (Jeff), Paula Rhea, and Sandra Rhea O’Neal (Minton); five grandchildren: Brandon White (Madison), Jeremy White (Jessica), Anna O’Neal, Michael O’Neal (Pam), and Shea White (Brooke); great-grandchildren: Paisley White (5), Emmett White (4), Aiden White (4), Larkin O’Neal (1), and Nealie Rhea White (1); and five brothers: Bobby Davis (Amaryllis), Alan Davis, Alfred Davis (Pat), Wayne Davis (Laura), Harry Davis (Connie); and one half-brother: Oris Earl Davis, Jr. (Monica); one Aunt: Helen Rowell; and many cousins, nieces, and nephews.

A celebration of Sylvia’s life will be held on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021 at 9 a.m. for visitation, and 10 a.m. service at Fairhope United Methodist Church in the sanctuary.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Gathering Worship Service at Fairhope United Methodist Church, Thomas Hospital Foundation, or to your favorite charity.

Arrangements entrusted to Wolfe-Bayview Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc. 19698 Greeno Road, Fairhope, AL 36532. 251-990-7775.