Funeral Services will Celebrate The Life Of Sylvia Woods
Services have been announced for the late Sylvia Woods, the “Queen of Soul Food” and founder of the world-famous Sylvia’s Restaurant in Harlem. To celebrate the life of Sylvia Woods, a public viewing and service will be held on Tuesday, July 24th 2012 from 10 a.m. at the Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem with Reverend Calvin O. Butts. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, July 25th at 11 a.m. at Grace Baptist Church in Mt. Vernon, NY with long-time family friend Reverend Al Sharpton delivering the eulogy. The Woods family is asking that donations be made to the Sylvia and Herbert Woods Foundation c/o Sylvia’s Restaurant, located at 328 Lenox Avenue New York, NY 10027, in lieu of flowers.