PORTAGEVILLE - A.J. Silman, 91, died Nov. 20, 2006, at his home.
Born Jan. 1, 1915, in Farmfelt, he was the son of the late Arthur and Bethany Ketchum Silman.
On Oct. 8, 1943, in New Madrid, he married Margie Maxine Gray who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: six sons, Delbert Silman, Meril Silman and Danny Silman of Portageville, Robert Silman of Marston, Jerry Silman of Hitchcock, Texas, and Phillip Silman of Lilbourn; four daughters, Jo Ann Vaughn of Bakersville, Calif., Nancy Edgar of Portageville, Barbara Dabney of Columbus and Terri Joiner of Malden; three brothers, Ben Silman of Poplar Bluff, James Silman of Richland, Mich., and Loren Ray Silman of White Cloud, Mich.; and three sisters, Alma Ruth Gurley of Wilcox, Ariz., Eunice Estes of Kalamazoo, Mich., and Betty Silman of the state of Michigan.
Visitation is at 6 p.m. Tuesday at DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville where services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday. The Rev. Jack Allen will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Standfield Cemetery at Clarkton.