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Sylvia Marie Ozbun, 90, of Aurora passed away Monday, February 14, 2022 at Cox-Monett Hospital where she received the greatest care.

She was born to Herman and Sadie Jenkins on June 26, 1931 in Barry County MO. Sylvia married William Ozbun on December 23, 1947 in Bentonville, AR.

Survivors include two sons, Norman Ozbun and wife, Beverly of McDowell and Roger Ozbun and girlfriend, Kim of McDowell; 4 grandchildren, Rodney Ozbun and wife, Shelby of Eagle Rock, Bryan Ozbun and wife, Candice, Brad Ozbun and wife, Jemi and Rylee Ozbun all of McDowell; 8 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; brother, Donnie Jenkins and wife Rose of Verona; and 2 nieces that were there for her every day.

Sylvia lived most of her life in the Barry and Lawrence County area. She was a stay at home mom and a homemaker. For many years William and Sylvia owned and operated Bill's Coffee Shop in Purdy, MO.. They both were involved with the McDowell Gold Jubilee singing for many years.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Bill; sister, Velma Gilmore; four brothers, Willie, Wilburn, Dennis and Gilbert Jenkins.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, February 19 at 2:00 p.m. in the Peterson Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow in Bethel Cemetery.

Visitation will be held Saturday from 1:00 p.m. until service time in the funeral home.

​In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Bethel Cemetery in care of the funeral home.