Doris Silvey (Price) Van Eck

Born: Sun., Jun. 1, 1930
Died: Thu., May 29, 2014


10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Mon., Jun. 02, 2014
Location: Maxeys Christian Church

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Mon., Jun. 02, 2014
Location: Maxeys Christian Church

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Doris Price Silvey Van Eck

Doris Price Silvey Van Eck of the Macedonia Community passed away on May 29, 2014 at her home at the age of 83. She was born June 1, 1930 with her twin brother Douglas to J. G. and Ethel Bell Price in the Maxeys Community. She first married Harry Silvey and had two sons, Donald and Gerald.  They later divorced and she moved north where she met and married Philip Van Eck on August 30, 1952 in Michigan.  They had two daughters, Susan and Linda.  She worked at many places the last being the City of Royal Oak and Beaumont Hospital.  When Phil retired, they moved back to Georgia in 1983 and built a home on Macedonia Road.  She was a member of Maxeys Christian Church where she was a past board secretary.  She was also a past member of the Stephens-Maxeys Homemaker Club, and Maxeys Women’s Club.  

Surviving are her husband, Phil; her two sons, Donald Silvey and Gerald (Ann) Silvey, two daughters, Susan Van Eck and Linda (Sid) Graves; sisters Joann Huff and Carolyn Dawson; brothers, James, Harvey, David and Dewitt Price; eleven grandchildren and sixteen great grandchildren.  She was predeceased by her sister, Hollis Bradley and brothers, Melvin, Douglas and infant Noel Price.

Funeral Services will be held on Monday, June 2, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Maxeys Christian Church, 160 Church Street, Maxeys, GA 30671 with Rev. Len Bernat officiating. Interment will follow at Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers are Paul Price, Dewitt Price, Johnny Patton, Robert Huff, Wayne Price and Jimmie Price. The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. until time for the service, Monday at the church. The family requests that any memorials be made to Maxeys Christian Church, P. O. Box 710143, Maxeys, GA 30671 or Gentiva Hospice, 855 Gaines School Road, Suite G, Athens, GA 30605. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at to sign the online guest register.


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Terri Kimbrel
   Posted Fri May 30, 2014
I remember sitting with Ms Doris talking of family history. Stories of the farm house my grandfather Water Kimbrel lived with his family. My thoughts and prayers are with all the loved ones and family friends too. My heart goes out to all of you.

Cheryl and Michael White
   Posted Fri May 30, 2014
Our thoughts and prayers go out to all the family at your time of loss.

   Posted Fri May 30, 2014
Dear Donald, Gerald, and families,

I am so sorry to hear about your mother.
Please know that we are praying that the good Lord will comfort you during this sad time.

In deepest sympathy,

Everette Duvall
   Posted Sat May 31, 2014
our prays are with the family

dianne f. mckinley
   Posted Sat May 31, 2014
sorry for your loss

Sandy Van Eck Andringa
   Posted Sat May 31, 2014
Our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this difficult time. May you always remember the joy Doris brought to her friends and family.

Sandra Silvey Vaughn
   Posted Sun June 01, 2014
Donald, Gerald, sorry for the loss of your Mom. Praying God will be with you and your family. Sandra