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Sylvia Marie Kinnear

December 1, 1943 — September 10, 2022

Sylvia Marie Kinnear, 78, of Green Cove Springs, Florida passed away on September 10, 2022.  She was born on December 1, 1943, in Clarksville, Arkansas to the late Fred and Ophelia (Jacobs) Kauffeld.  Sylvia came to the area in 1964 and was a member of Hickory Grove Baptist Church where she enjoyed reading to the Pre-K children.  She was a teacher for 38 years, loved to garden and take care of her flowers and the birds around her home. She collected antiques which she proudly decorated her home with. Sylvia was a world class traveler and sightseer, she really enjoyed going to her family reunions in Clarksville.  She was an expert cook who loved to feed her boys and loved her dog Peanut.

Sylvia is survived by the sons, James and Chad Kinnear; brother, Fred Kauffeld (Irene); sisters, Sue Duff (James) and Wanda Shivley; and two grandchildren, Riley and Alexis; and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 6:00pm to 8:00pm on Thursday, September 15, 2022, in the Broadus-Raines Chapel.  Funeral services will be held at 11:00am on Friday, September 16, 2022, at Hickory Grove Baptist Church with Reverend Russell Franklin officiating.  Burial will follow in Hickory Grove Cemetery.


In Lieu of flowers, donations can be made directly to Hickory Grove Early Learning Center by check or cash at the following address:

310 Oakridge Avenue

Green Cove Springs, Florida 32043


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Thursday, September 15, 2022

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Friday, September 16, 2022

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