Dorothy L. (Gadberry) Silvey, 89, St. Joseph, MO

Published 08/15 2014 09:58AM

Updated 08/15 2014 10:00AM

Dorothy L. (Gadberry) Silvey, 89, St. Joseph, Missouri passed away Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at Heartland Regional Medical Center.

She was born March 23, 1925 in Nodaway, Missouri to William and Nellie (Brando) Gadberry.

Dorothy married Beacher Silvey, December, 1943.  He preceded her in death in 1999.

She was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; brothers, Billy and Eldon Gadberry; infant daughter, Nada Dorene Silvey and granddaughter, Lorene Marie Silvey.

Survivors: children, Ernest Silvey, (Esperanza), Denver, Colorado, Sheila Joy, North Adams, Massachusetts, James Silvey, Sr. (Marcelina), Denver, Colorado; sister, Betty Barber, Vandalia, Missouri; seven grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Family to receive friends from 4:00 to 6:00 P.M. Saturday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory.  In lieu of flowers, the family suggest donations to the Special Olympics.   Online guest book and obituary at

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