Martha "Bea" Hall Silvea, 91, of Lexington died March 1


Martha "Bea" Hall Silvea, 91, of Lexington, died Thursday, March 1, 2018, at Kendal at Lexington.

Born Aug. 10, 1926, in Rockbridge County, she was the daughter of the late Samuel Taylor Hall and Mattie Isabell Crist Hall.

Mrs. Silvea was a member of Lauderdale A.R. Presbyterian Church and retired from Burlington Industries after 44 years service. 

She is also preceded in death by her husband, Harvey Edward Silvea, and daughter, Doris Radford.

 Surviving are daughters Donna S. Tomlinson and Barbara S. Helms; six grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; and a sister, Helen Tudor.

A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m., Monday, March 5, at Rockbridge Memorial Gardens with Rev. Cliff Hall officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to Rockbridge Area Hospice, 315 Myers St., Lexington, VA 24450.

Arrangements are by Harrison Funeral Home & Crematory.