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Mildred English Silvers

Mildred English Silvers, age 75, Erwin, passed away Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at her residence. She is a daughter of the late Lester “Luck” English and Barbara Shelton English. Mildred was a native of Flag Pond but had lived most of her life in Erwin.

Mildred was a Christian and a member of Higgins Chapel Baptist Church. She loved her family and her church family. Mildred enjoyed making crafts then giving them to everyone.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence “Sid” Silvers, stepdaughter, Penny Tittle; two brothers and sisters-in-law: Elmer and Mary English, Freddy and Linda English.

Mildred leaves behind to cherish her memory, one son, Robbie Lee English; one daughter, Barbara Silvers Briggs; one grandson, Charlie English; two granddaughters: Tesla Briggs and Meranda English; one sister, Emeline English Harris; two stepsons: Bobby Silvers and Ricky Silvers; one stepdaughter, Glenda Gillis; step grandchildren: Tyler Silvers, Avery Silvers, Aiden Silvers; many more step grandchildren and step great grandchildren; two nephews and three nieces also survive.

The family would like to thank everyone for their prayers and thoughtfulness during this time of sorrow.

Graveside service will be held at 12:00 Noon Saturday, December 12, 2020 at Upper Higgins Creek Cemetery. Reverend Craig Shelton will officiate. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. Everyone is asked to meet at the cemetery by 11:55 AM Saturday.

Online condolences, photos and memories may be shared with the Silvers family at

Robert Ledford Funeral Home, 720 Ohio Avenue, Erwin, is privileged to serve the Silvers family.  (423) 743-1380.