Sylvia Woods

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.
'Queen Of Soul Food' Sylvia Woods Remembered At WakeThe founder of Sylvia's Soul Food restaurant died Thursday after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer's Disease last Thursday.
Sylvia Woods, Founder Of Iconic Harlem Restaurant, Dead At 86Woods, 86, died peacefully at her Westchester County home surrounded by family and loved ones, the family said in a statement.