Silver, Velma Lea
Velma Lea Silver

Waynesville, NC - Velma Lea Silver, 86, of 612 Bean Town Road, died February 7, 2001, at Autumn Care of Waynesville.

She was born in Haywood County to the late James Robert and Fannie Cagle Phillips. Mrs. Silver was a homemaker and a member of Hemphill Baptist Church. She was preceeded in death by her husband, Norman Wayne Silver who died in 1997, and a son James Earl Silver.

She is survived by three daughters, Sally Peebles of Candler, NC, Mary Sue Huskins of Buford, GA, and Nellie Bly Enman of Waynesville; a son, Dick Silver of Waynesville; two sisters: Glennie Green and Ruth Parton of Waynesville; three brothers: Howard and Ed Phillips of Waynesville and Wilson Phillips of Murphy, NC; 17 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

The funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in the chapel of Wells Funeral Home in Waynesville with the Reverends Carl Cook and Charles Brown officiating. Burial will be at Green Hill Cemetery. Pall bearers will be Danny Birchfield, Pete and Danny Silver, Victor Haffstetter, Carl Huskins and Phillip Wyatt.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home and at other times will be at the residence.

Memorials may be made to Haywood County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 931, Waynesville, NC 28786.
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Transcriber: John (James) Silver

Last updated 8/12/2003 Barney Kaufman