Sylvester Mefford, 79, of Seaman, Ohio, died Friday, Sept. 9, 2016.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara Jean Mefford; children, Danny (Patricia) Hensley, Darlene (Rick) Allgood, Teresa Mefford, Charlene (Andrew) Gomez, Ronald Mefford, Sandra (Billy) Hale, Leamon Mefford, Vernon (Summer) Mefford and John Mefford; siblings, Mildred Campbell, Ronnie (Cathy) Mefford, Billy Ray (JoAnn) Mefford, Kenny (Judy) Mefford, Wanda Sue Rector, Roger (Rosie) Mefford and Betty Lou (Bob) Burgett; 27 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Ellen Mefford.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Newcomer Funeral Home, 925 E. Hanna Ave., Indianapolis. A funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memory Garden in Greenwood.