Shirley Jean Silvis

Died April 29, 2012

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Posted: Tuesday, May 1, 2012 3:49 pm | Updated: 10:54 am, Tue May 8, 2012.

Services were held Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at the First Baptist Church in Coweta for Shirley Jean Silvis, 62, of Coweta.

Dr. Robert Cannon officiated the service.

Pallbearers were Charles Roberts, Jon Scoggins, Ed Simeday, Everol Flynn, Arvel Looney and Jerry Bradfield.

Interment was in Vernon Cemetery under the direction of Wright-Brown Family Funeral Home.

Mrs. Silvis died Sunday, April 29, 2012 at St. John Medical Center in Tulsa.

Friends may send condolences to the family online at

Mrs. Silvis was born Aug. 21, 1949 in Poteau to Eugene and Rebecca (Clark) Baughman. She graduated from Okmulgee High School in 1967.

On Aug. 13, 1980 she and Gerald Silvis were married in Sapulpa.

Mrs. Silvis worked as a ticket agent at American Airlines for 26 years until she retired.

In 2009 the Silvis’ moved to the Coweta area from Broken Arrow.

Mrs. Silvis was a member of the First Baptist Church.

She is survived by her husband of 33 years, Gerald Silvis of the home; her mother, Becky Baughman of Broken Arrow; one son, Glenn Silvis and his wife, Amy of Olathe, Kan.; two step-sons, Tony Silvis and his wife, Sarah of Albuquerque, N.M. and Terry Jacobs and his wife, Kim of Corsicana, Tex.; one step-daughter, Nancy Mendoza and her husband, Kristopher of Glenpool; one sister, Linda Swindler of Mooreland; eight grandchildren, Madison Silvis, Jessica Spurgeon, Samantha Smith, Olivia Mendoza, Carrie Silvis, Caitlyn Silvis, Stoney Jacobs and Whitney Jacobs; one great-grandson, Cash Spurgeon and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Mrs. Silvis was preceded in death by her father, Eugene Baughman and one brother-in-law, Fred Swindler.

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