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Janie Mae (Frye) Silver

May 20, 1926 ~ March 16, 2020 (age 93)

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Janie Mae Silver, 93, formerly of Burnsville, passed away Monday, March 16, 2020, in Punta Gorda, Florida.  A native of Yancey County, she was a daughter of the late Jasper H. and Mamie Belle Laughter, and wife of the late Jesse W. Silver. She was also preceded in death by a sister:  Hazel Cannon;  a brother:  Norman Frye; a grandson:  Stephen Hughes and a great grandson:  Jacob Canipe..

Surviving are her daughters:  Elaine Flynn (Randy) of Unicoi, TN, Sheila Honeycutt (Thomas) of Kingsport, TN, Reita Silvers (Gary) of Jonesboro, TN, Rhonda Hughes (Steve) of Myrtle Beach, SC and Patti Grice (Larry) of Punta Gorda, FL; 10 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; 3great, great grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held in Holcombe Cemetery on Saturday, March 21, 2020, at 2PM.  Rev. Bobby Silver and Greg Canipe will officiate.

The family will receive friends from 1 until 2PM at Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home prior to the graveside service.

Memorials may be made to ALSAC/St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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March 21, 2020

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home
501 East Main Street
Burnsville, NC 28714

Graveside Service
March 21, 2020

2:00 PM
Holcombe Cemetery
Meadow Road
Burnsville, NC 28714


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

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