Age: 84 Address: Burnsville, NC Date of Death: Wednesday, April 10, 2013 Arrangements: Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home.
Details: Martha Faye Silver Leikus Seran of Burnsville, was carried home by the Angels on Wednesday, April 10th.
A native of Yancey County, she was a daughter of the late Elzie and Savannah Smith Silver. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Peter Leikus, a WWII Army Veteran, who died in 1973, and Samuel Seran, a WWII Navy Veteran and former Manager of the Army Store, who died in 2008. She was also preceded in death by 3 brothers: Roy, Herman and Earl Silver. Faye was a member of Crabtree Baptist Church, a master of Southern cuisine and was the glue that held her family together.
Surviving are a sister: Virginia Styles and husband, Murry; a brother: Claude Silver and wife, Grace, of Burnsville; 4 children: Lisa Leikus of Louisville, KY, Michael Seran of Pennsville, NJ, Greg Leikus of Green Castle, PA and Wendy Ewing of Soloman, KS; 11 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews, and a special friend, Jean Laws.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday in the Chapel of Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home. Rev. William Wilson will officiate. Burial will be in the Crabtree Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends 2 hours prior to the service at the funeral home.