Mrs. Louise Hawkins Silva, age 79, of Hoschton, Ga., passed away on Monday, April 1, 2013.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John Silva. She is survived by her children, John and Sarah Silva, Flowery Branch, Ga., and Caroline Silva, Baltimore, Md.; grandchildren, Jack Silva, Flowery Branch, Ga., and Daniel Silva, Flowery Branch, Ga.; brothers, Albert Raymond Miller, Chamblee, Ga., and William Henry Miller, Bella Vista, Ark.; sisters, Patricia Johnson, Gambrills, Md., Margaret Macredie, Newport News, Va., and Claudette Wheeler-Wells, Parkton, Md.; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Mrs. Silva was born Jan. 28, 1934, in Chattanooga, Tenn. She was a resident of Deaton Creek for the past seven years. She was a retired administrative assistant from the State of Maryland. She was a member of the Red Hat Society. She was a member of Buford First United Methodist Church.
Memorial services will be held on Thursday, April 4, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Buford First United Methodist Church with Dr. Sondra R. Jones officiating.
A reception will be held at Louise's residence following the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to her grandchildren, Jack and Daniel Silva's College Fund, c/o 7568 Brookstone Circle, Flowery Branch, GA 30542, in memory of Louise Hawkins Silva.
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