Sylvia Goodwin Kriest, age 80, passed away on March 6, 2017. Sylvia was born on May 3, 1936, the only child of Clifford Goodwin and Zula (Cullen) Goodwin in New Orleans, Louisiana. Sylvia was a dedicated servant of Jehovah God for over 40 years. She leaves to cherish her memory her loving and devoted husband, Ronald Kriest; sons Donald Kriest and David Kriest; daughter-in-law Mary Kriest; grandchildren Paris and Ireland Kriest and their mother, Melissa Kriest and a host of family and dear friends. Sylvia was preceded in death by her parents and her son Stephen Pilgreen. A memorial service will be held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Flowery Branch 4445 J.M.Turk Road Flowery Branch Ga 30542 on Saturday March 18, 2017 at 2:00 P.M. All are welcome. The family asks that no flowers are sent. Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, http://www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966.