Mary Ellen Silvers, age 87, of Stillwater, died on Thursday, September 24, 2020. Graveside funeral services will begin at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, October 3, 2020 at Sunset Memorial Gardens officiated by Pastor Adam Shahan. Strode Funeral Home and Cremation is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Silvers was born in Mulhall, Oklahoma on July 5, 1933 to Gilbert and Sarah Elnora (Harraman) Dry. She was raised in the Coyle area and graduated from Coyle High School in 1951. Shortly thereafter she married Bobbie Gene Silvers on July 19, 1951 in Guthrie, Oklahoma. While handling the jobs of wife and mother, she also worked for periods of time at Silver’s Feeds, King’s Grocery, and the Stillwater Board of Education. She was a Pine Vale HCE member for over 50 years, having served with perfect attendance, and she was also a member of the Payne County Fair Board from 1992 – 2019. Lost Creek United Methodist church held her membership.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her son Gary Silvers; and her siblings Chester Dry, Louis Dry and Gerldine Higgins.
Members of her family include her husband Bobbie Gene; her sons Dean Silvers and wife Faye, and Don Silvers and wife Brenda; her grandchildren Colt Silvers and wife Sarah, Bailey Silvers, Ria Rainer, and Justyn Rainer; and her great-grandchildren Ryder Moore, Brynlee Rainer, Jaycee Rainer and Lila Silvers.
Serving as pallbearers will be Colt Silvers, Justyn Rainer, David Silvers, Larry Dry, Jeremy Silvers and Kenneth Edmondson.
Condolences may be sent to the family and an online obituary viewed by visiting www.strodefh.com