Sylvia Fay Burns Tucker, 86, of Strawberry Plains, passed away Saturday, June 18, 2022.

Sylvia began working as a waitress in 1949 at the age of 14 in a Café in downtown Sevierville. She raised her children being the best and fastest waitress wherever she worked. In 1982 she began working as a teaching assistant with the Knox County School System working with special needs students. She began at Ft. Sanders Educational Development Center then Carter Middle School and retired from Carter High School. During summer and after her retirement she worked at Dollywood’s Granny Ogle’s Ham & Beans.