OPINION column by: Sid Salter
Earlier this month, a gentle, intellectual giant died and it’s likely that few among her university colleagues and friends in Douglasville, Georgia knew they were in the presence of a Hall of Fame athlete.
Just as likely, many residents of Sylvia’s hometown of Forest, Mississippi, were unaware that she was a renowned scholar, educator, traveler and writer.
Sylvia Howell Krebs, Ph.D., died Jan. 12 in Baptist Hospital in Jackson following complications from abdominal surgery. She was 83.