Fannie H. Silvers, 99 of Brazil, died Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2003, at 5:05 p.m. at Cloverleaf Healthcare Facility.
She was born Aug. 8, 1904, in Fayette City, Pa., the daughter of Stewartand Jane Sloan Law. On July 5, 1919, she married Russell F. Silvers; they were married for 65 years. She was a homemaker and devoted wife and mother; a member of the Meridian Street Church of Christ and a devoted Christian.
She is survived by her children, Maxine Gossman and her husband John, of Brazil, Russell and Mary Silvers, of Lakeland, Fla., Stuart and Althea Silvers, of Indianapolis, Marilyn Ankney Plummer and husband Jim of Kokomo, Ind., Carolyn Dilger and husband Elmer of Santa Claus, Ind.; 12 grandchildren, Christine and Jim Wheeler, Judy and Ron Poole, Anita and John Richard James, Cathy and D.R. Gordon, Nancy Silvers, Steve and Cheryl Ankney, Jana and Brent Cope, Greg and Christie Ankney, Doug and Cara Ankney, Ken Carpenter, Kurt and Cindy Carpenter, Kathryn and Judd Counsell; 26 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband Russell in 1984; five brothers, James, Dave, Stewart, Dan and John Law; four sisters, Elizabeth McKechnie, Janet McNabb, Jean Reynolds, and Agnes Ray; a son-in-law, Glen Ankney; and a grandson, Victor Silvers.
Services will be held Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at French Funeral Home with Mitch Davis officiating. Burial will follow in Summit Lawn Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Pallbearers will be Steve Ankney, Greg Ankney, Doug Ankney, Ken Carpenter, Kurt Carpenter and Chris Wheeler.