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Sylvia T. Silva
Sylvia T. Silva, 57, passed away Monday, Nov. 7, 2011. She was born in Gonzales, Texas, on Oct. 5, 1954, to Josefa Molina and Jose Torres Sr. She was a resident of Sutherland Springs and a former resident of Nixon.
She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters, and one brother.
Sylvia is survived by a daughter, Corinna Perry of Sulphur Springs; her sons, Francisco Silva and John Puente, both of Nixon; her sisters, Lucia Perez of San Antonio, Ernestina Mijares of Jasper, Helen Aguilar, Alicia Torres, and Esther Torres, all of Nixon, and Alicia Torres of Texarkana; her brothers, Patricio Torres of Nixon, Joe Torres Jr. of Seguin, Eloy Torres of Jasper, and Ernesto Torres of Seguin; six grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A prayer service was held Tuesday, Nov. 8, at 7 p.m. in the Franklin Funeral Home Chapel in Floresville.
A funeral service was held Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. in the Macedonia Baptist Church in Nixon.
Interment followed in the Latin American Cemetery in Nixon.
Serving as pallbearers were Joe Eliseo Aguilar, Albert Aguilar, Salvador Mijares, Lupe Mijares, Shawn Perry, and Ernest Joe Torres.
The funeral service was officiated by the Rev. Rene Amaya.
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