M. Jean Silvers

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ANNA — M. Jean Silvers, 89, 14747 Meranda Road, Anna, passed away at 9:40 p.m., Thursday, March 20, 2014, at the Kindred Hospital in Lima.

She was born on June 3, 1924, in Logan County, the daughter of the late Dwight and Ruth (Davidson) Littlejohn. On June 3, 1947, she married Carl Silvers, who preceded her in death on March 23, 2001. She is survived by eight children, Mitch Silvers and wife, Renee, of Cottonwood, Calif., Mrs. Larry (Sandy) Winemiller of Powell, Sherrill Silvers, of Anna, Becky Lea, of Jamestown, Dwight Silvers and wife, Cheryl, of Leo, Ind., Sam Silvers and wife, Debra, of Troy, Mrs. Larry (Ruth) Elder, of Troy, Ala., and Mary Covault, of Anna. She had 11 granddaughters and 11 grandsons, and 16 great-grandchildren; one brother, Louis "Bud" Littlejohn and wife, Kate, of Sidney; one sister, Marigrace Lang and husband, Mike, of Wills Point, Texas. Preceding her in death was one grandson and one son-in-law, Philip Lea.

Jean was a homemaker and also a 4-H adviser in Anna. She was an avid Ohio State Buckeyes football fan and also an avid Cincinnati Reds fan.

She was a member of the Sidney First Church of God.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, March 25, at 11 a.m. at Cromes Funeral Home, 302 S. Main Ave., in Sidney, with Pastor Tim Small and Dr. Jeff Kephart officiating. Burial will be at Pearl Cemetery in Swanders, Ohio.

Friends may call Monday, 4-8 p.m. at Cromes Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to the Joe Nuxhall Miracle League Field, P.O. Box 18146, Fairfield, OH 45014, in memory of M. Jean Silvers. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Condolences may be expressed to the Silvers family at the website,

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Cromes Funeral Home Inc
302 S. Main Ave.
Sidney, OH 45365
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Published in Sidney Daily News from Mar. 21 to Mar. 22, 2014