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Obituaries » Altha Mae Silvey

Altha Mae Silvey, 93, of Amissville, passed away, surrounded by her family, on Thursday, May 27, 2021, at her daughter’s home in Rixeyville.

She was born January 15, 1928, to the late Lloyd Ashton Poe and Julia Frances Cropp Poe.

She was a wonderful homemaker, mother and grandmother and enjoyed being with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She loved to plant flowers and shrubs. She was a longtime member of Amissville United Methodist Church.

She is survived by two daughters, Linda Dart of Rixeyville and Wanda Joyce Pearson and her husband Roy E. Pearson of Herndon; two grandchildren Tamra “Tammy” Billings and her husband Jeff of Rixeyville and Bo Wesley Pearson of Amissville; two great grandchildren, Adam B. Caperuscio and Haley N. Billings of Rixeyville; two sisters, Frances Carter and Shirley Pullen and her husband Arthur Pullen, and a brother, Randolph Poe and his wife Merilee Poe.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John Wesley Silvey Jr.; a son, Douglas Wayne Silvey; a son-in-law, Thomas L. Dart; three brothers, Sherman Poe, Alan Poe and Roger Poe, and a sister, Olive Poe Ray.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, June 2, at Moser Funeral Home Warrenton. The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, June 3, at the Amissville United Methodist Church. Interment will follow at the church cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Amissville United Methodist Church, Amissville Volunteer Fire and Rescue Company or to Heartland Hospice in Warrenton.

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