Sybil Cashwell Strider

Sybil C. Strider, 90, earned her heavenly reward on Thursday, June 11, 2015. She passed away peacefully into the arms of her Lord.

Sybil was born in Durham, NC. She was the daughter of Harry Franklin Cashwell and Beulah Hill Cashwell. In 1947, she married Carroll Davis Strider of Hendersonville, NC, a WWII veteran studying engineering at NC State College. After a career as the wife of a US Army officer, she and Carroll retired to an apple farm in Edneyville, NC. In 1985, they moved to Tryon, NC to be close to family.

Sybil lived a life of service to Jesus Christ, teaching, singing, praying, and leading others to the Lord through her example of faith.

Surviving are one daughter, Linda S. Haynes (Andy), Tryon, NC and one son, Harry E. Strider, Tryon, NC; four grandchildren, Bevin S. Holmberg (Aaron), Falmouth, ME, Robert A. Haynes, Jr., E. Norriton, PA, Morgan S. Haynes (Renee), Durham, NC, and Arden C. Strider, Spartanburg, SC; and one great-grandson, Strider James Holmberg, Falmouth, ME. She was predeceased by a son, Carroll Davis Strider, Jr., May 6, 2000.

A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday June 20, 2015 in Tryon United Methodist Church with Rev. Phillip Hurst officiating.

Memorials may be made to Tryon United Methodist Church, PO Box 897, Tryon, NC 28782 or to Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, 130 Forest Glen Drive, Columbus, NC 28722. An online guest register is available at McFarland Funeral Chapel Tryon, NC