11/01/05 — DR. JACK SILVERS

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Feb. 20, 1924-Oct. 31, 2005

VESTAVIA HILLS, Ala. -- Dr. Jack E. Silvers died Monday.

Dr. Silvers practiced orthodontics in Goldsboro until his retirement.

He earned his undergraduate degree in pharmacy, his doctorate of dental science and his masters of science in orthodontics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

A native of Morganton, he was the son of Corbitt L. Silvers and Ida C. Silvers. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II in the Pacific Theater.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Grace P. Silvers; one daughter, Susan Marcel Silvers of Hoover, Ala.; four sisters, Merle Koester of Asheville, Lena Campbell of Sethersfield, Conn., and Nelda Edwards and Joyce Garrison of Hoover, Ala.

The funeral will be held by the graveside on Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Southern Heritage Memorial Gardens in Pelham, Ala.

The family will receive friends afterward at the home of Nelda Edwards, 3234 Heathrow Downs, in Hoover.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hope Hospice, P.O. Box 10304, Birmingham, Ala., 35202; or to The Smile Train, Suite 2201, 245 Fifth Ave., New York, N.Y., 10016.

Published in Obituaries on November 1, 2005 1:54 PM