Helen Ruth Silvey, 85 of Cowen, formerly of Merced, CA, passed away on Thursday, June 16, 2022 at Summersville Regional Medical Center. She was born July 16, 1936 in Cherokee, NC to the late Walter and Jessie Pope Silvey.
She was a United States Air Force Veteran; a loving mother and grandmother; an avid reader and a nature lover. She loved shopping and enjoyed camping and the outdoors.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her daughters Shannen and Rhonda; brother James; and sister Caroline.
Left to cherish her memory are her son Kevin; daughters Deborah and Lisa; 10 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; and several other extended family and friends to mourn her passing.
In keeping with Helen’s wishes, cremation has taken place and no services will be held at this time. She will be laid to rest with her family in California at a later date.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.adamsreedfh.com.
Adams-Reed Funeral Home is honored to be serving Helen’s family.