Sylvia Magehee Mier

May 7, 1926 ~ February 14, 2011

Ms. Sylvia Magehee Mier, age 84, passed away February 14, 2011, at her residence.

Born May 7, 1926, in Crowley, she was a recent resident of Vidor, TX and had resided in Lake Charles for over 46 years. A loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, she was a retired CNA, who was known for showing much care to her patients. Ms. Mier was very active in her church activities as well. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her. Preceded in death was her first husband and the father of her children, Rev. H.G. Magehee, her second husband, Norris Mier, her parents, Eugene and Zara Stutes, a grandson, Shane Newman, and her brothers, Phorbus Stutes and Morgan Eugene Stutes.

Survivors include her children, Larry Magehee and wife, Thanna of Austin, TX, Priscilla Perkins and companion, Edward Trahan of Lake Charles, Jerry Magehee of Austin, TX, and Wendy Underwood of Vidor, TX; ten grandchildren, Eugene Oquinn, Richard Underwood, Magin Gonzales, P.J. Underwood, Jacob Newman, Arlette Gass, Rachel Corum, Eric Magehee, Jason Newman, and Jonathon Underwood; and 20 great-grandchildren.

Her funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, February 17, 2011, at Johnson Funeral Home. Her family will preside over the services. Burial will follow in Magnolia Cemetery in Ragley. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, February 16, from 5 p.m. until 10 p.m. and again on Thursday, from 8 a.m. until time of services.

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  1. Although no words can really help to ease the loss you bear, just know that you are very close in every thought and prayer.You have our deepest sympathies on the death of your mother.

  2. I am, and will be praying for ya'll. God has such an awesome way of comforting us and giving us strength when we can' t do it on our own. I will miss my sweet, silly Aunt Ace…for a while… until we're all together again in heaven!

  3. Missing my mother very much and thanking God for the years she had and that she didn't have to fight for every breathe she took,something she and I prayed for often.Thank You Lord for carrying her to peaceful restThank you everyone for your kind words, thoughts and prayers. Our family is enriched by all of our friends and the love you have shown.

  4. My deepest sympathy to the family for the loss of your dearly beloved one. One day soon, death will be swallowed up forever Isaiah 25:8; no one will say: I am sick Isaiah 33:24. Thanks to our Redeemer Jesus Christ, who came to earth and died for our sins.John 3:16. And one day soon, all those in the memorial tombs will hear Jesus voice and come out – John 5:28, 29.

  5. My sincerest condolences to the Mier family. I was a high school classmate of Mrs. Mier's grandson Gene. May you all find comfort in God during this time.

  6. My thoughts and prayers are with yall. Priscilla and boys if you need anything I am here for you. It has been many years since I have seen your mom but I remember her always smiling.Love Lee

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