Sylvia Mae Canada
Sylvia Mae Canada

November 22, 1946 - July 9, 2018
Born in Jacksonville, Florida
Resided in Hortense, GA
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Mrs. Sylvia Mae Canada, 71, died Monday (July 9, 2018) at Southeast Georgia Health System in Brunswick, GA.

She was born in Jacksonville, FL but had resided in Orlando, FL most of her life before moving to Brantley County in 2007. She was a member of Faith Baptist Church in Blackshear and a former office manager with Massey Pest Control in Orlando.

Mrs. Canada was a daughter of the late Frank Verbeke and Lola Brown Verbeke. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Carl Verbecke.

She is survived by her husband, Carl L. Canada of Hortense; four children, Rev. Ralph Canada (Xochitl) of Woodstock, GA, Carol Wallace, Steve Canada of Orlando, FL, and Stan Canada of Orlando, FL; five grandchildren, Nayeli Canada Hivner (Matthew) of Pasadena, CA, Carla Wallace, Daniel Wallace, Christopher Wallace, and Katherine Wallace; one great grandson, Kairo Samuel Hivner of Pasadena, CA; two sisters, Kathy Stubbs (Norman) and Velma Cocus both of Brunswick, GA; one brother, Frank Verbecke (Wendy) of Hudson, FL; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life will be held 11:00 a.m. Thursday (July 12, 2018) at Faith Baptist Church in Blackshear. Burial will follow in Blackshear City Cemetery. The family will be receiving friends Thursday morning at the church from 9:30 until 11:00 a.m.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at

Music Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.




Faith Baptist Church
959 Church St.
Blackshear, GA US 31516
Thursday, July 12, 2018
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Faith Baptist Church
959 Church St.
Blackshear, GA US 31516
Thursday, July 12, 2018
11:00 AM
Blackshear City Cemetery
Parks St.
Blackshear, GA United States 31516
Thursday, July 12, 2018