New Braunfels, Texas
1938 — 2024
After waging a lengthy battle with Alzheimer's disease, Sylvia Foran passed away peacefully while sleeping. Sylvia's parents, Gretchen and Merlin Sarphie raised her in the southern Mississippi town of McComb. After graduation from the University of Mississippi in Oxford, Sylvia moved to Corpus Christi where she taught at Meadowbrook Elementary School for several years. She met and soon married Bill Foran and it was in Corpus where they raised two boys. With malice towards none and charity to all, Sylvia made dozens of truly close friends in Corpus and then in New Braunfels, their final residence. It is not hyperbole to describe Sylvia Foran as a person who did not have a mean bone in...