Sylvia Woods

A photo of Sylvia Woods outside her famed restaurant in Harlem (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Funeral Held In Mount Vernon For ‘Queen Of Soul Food’ Sylvia Woods

Sylvia Woods, the founder of Sylvia’s Restaurant, died last week in her Mount Vernon home after a long battle with Alzheimer’s Disease. She was 86.

07/25/2012

Sylvia Woods (credit: CBS 2)

‘Queen Of Soul Food’ Sylvia Woods Remembered At Wake

The founder of Sylvia’s Soul Food restaurant died Thursday after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s Disease last Thursday.

07/24/2012

Sylvia Woods (credit: CBS 2)

Sylvia Woods, Founder Of Iconic Harlem Restaurant, Dead At 86

Woods, 86, died peacefully at her Westchester County home surrounded by family and loved ones, the family said in a statement.

07/19/2012