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Mr. Sylvester "Sly" V. Milam

January 1, 1956 ~ December 20, 2021 (age 65)

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Obituary

Mr. Sylvester V. Milam, age 65, of Holly Springs, departed this life on Monday, December 20, 2021. 

Funeral, 1 PM, Wednesday, December 29, 2021, at Steven L. Lyons Funeral Home, 1515 New Bern Avenue, Raleigh.  Elder Bill Milam, Officiating. Visitation, 12:30 - 1 PM, prior to the service.  Interment, Ellis-Milam Family Cemetery, Macon.  Public viewing, 12 Noon to 8 PM, Tuesday, December 28, 2021, at the funeral home. 

Survivors; daughters, Selena M. Ross (Lorenzo II) of Raleigh, Rachel Bonier of Spring Lake and Sylvia Swan of Cary; mother, Dorothy Drake Milam of Warrenton; brothers, John H. Milam, Jr. of Macon, Elder Bill Milam of Dale City, VA, Clyde Milam of Garner and Mike Milam of Durham; grandchildren, Kadence Thompson, Faith Ross, Xavier Bonier, Shanita Cannon, Kaiyannah Swan, Jessica McDuffie and Toby McDuffie; and a host of other relatives and friends, including his former spouse, Hazelene Milam.

The family will receive friends at 4413 Offshore Dr., Raleigh.   

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Services

Public Viewing
Tuesday
December 28, 2021

12:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Steven L Lyons Funeral Home
1515 New Bern Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27610

Visitation
Wednesday
December 29, 2021

12:30 PM to 1:00 PM
Steven L Lyons Funeral Home
1515 New Bern Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27610

Funeral Service
Wednesday
December 29, 2021

1:00 PM
Steven L Lyons Funeral Home
1515 New Bern Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27610

Interment
Wednesday
December 29, 2021

Ellis-Milam Family Cemetery
(Warren County)
Macon, NC 27551

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