Sylvia Anne Gregory, age 70, of Atlanta, Indiana passed away January 16, 2023 at Harbour Manor Health & Living in Noblesville, Indiana.
Sylvia was born February 9, 1952 at Connersville, Indiana to Jesse and Margaret (Nobbe) Welch. She attended Connersville Schools and graduated from Connersville High School with the Class of 1970. She then enrolled at Ivy Tech, taking classes in the medical field. She graduated with the title of LPN. She had worked at Riley Children's Hospital and nursing homes in central Indiana.
She found her niche in nursing was in helping the elderly and her last years of nursing was devoted to helping patients residing in nursing homes.
Sylvia was also an artist working in various mediums, sketching, painting with water colors, oils, and acrylics. Additionally, she was a good cook and baker with her specialty being the baking of cakes for special occasions. She also enjoyed gardening and grew various vegetables that she preserved by freezing and canning. When resting, you would often find her crocheting or sewing. Her family said she was always busy and productive.
She is survived by a daughter: Stacey Lynn (Dave) Moore of Atlanta, IN, a son: Anthony Scott McFarland of French Lick, IN, sisters: Theresa Jones of Connersville, IN, Irma Welch of Ocean Side, CA, and twin sister Susan Harding of Atlanta, IN, Grandchildren: Kaley, Haley, Jordan, Steven, Jayson and Joe, great-grandchildren: Claire, Emma, Penny and Clover.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Johnny Gregory. her parents, and her brothers: George Welch and Joseph Welch.
Arrangements are entrusted to Hartley Funeral Home Cicero Chapel, 209 West Jackson Street, Cicero, IN 46034 where you may send condolences at http://www.hartleyuneralhomes.com. No services are planned at this time.