Shirley P. Silva, 91, of Kingsland, passed away on July 11, 2014 at Baptist Medical in Jacksonville, FL.
Born January 24, 1923 in Kansas City, MO, she was the daughter of the late Harold D. and Mildred Porter Nance. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Manuel Andrew Silva, and daughter, Loriann Silva.
Mrs. Silva had spent most of her life in Fairfield, CA, which she called home, before moving to Camden County where she has resided for the past 21 years. She was an avid animal lover, and loved people never meeting a stranger. She was the peacemaker of her family, was very outgoing, and loved life with a smile everyday. A loving mother and grandmother, she will be missed dearly by her family.
Funeral services were held on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at 11:00 am, from Allison Memorial Chapel in St. Marys with Pastor Jonny Rogers officiating. Burial followed at Lawnwood Cemetery in Kingsland. The family received friends at the funeral home one hour prior to services.
Survivors include her four children, Sherry Kissee (Michael Gil) of Sonoma, CA, Robert Douglas Silva of Napa, CA, Lisa Diaz (Rick) of Kingsland, and Paul Silva (Kendra) of Brookings, OR; 12 grandchildren, and 10 great grandchildren.
Allison Memorial Chapel of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.