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Merrill Silman

Thursday, March 15, 2012

PORTAGEVILLE -- Merrill Dee Silman, 78, died March 13, 2012, at his home.

Born Sept. 21, 1933, in Gideon, to the late A.J. and Ercil Pavey Silman, he had worked as a roofer and was self-employed until retirement.

Survivors include: one daughter, Bernice Simmons of Alton; five sons, Delbert Silman and Danny Silman of Portageville, Robert Silman of Marston, Jerry Silman of Hitchcock, Texas, and Phillip Silman of Lilbourn; four sisters, Jo Ann Little of Yorba Linda, Calif., Nancy Edgar of Portageville, Barbara Dabney of Columbus and Terri Joiner of Malden; and four grandchildren.

Visitation is scheduled at 2 p.m. Sunday at the DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville.

Online condolences may be sent at delislefuneralhome.net.