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Audrey Gilmore DeVane, 86, of Silas died Feb. 6, 2011 in Mobile. She was born July 20, 1924.
Survivors include her husband, Foy DeVane, Silas; one son, Harold (Kathy) DeVane, Silas; three daughters, Cynthia (Rick) Kemp, Sylvia DeVane, all of Mobile, Virginia (Armando) Lopez, Katy, Texas; one sister, Maxine (Frank) Calloway, Selma; seven grandchildren, Jason (Amy) DeVane, Susan Kemp, Amy K. (Clifton) Holifield, Tori Lopez, Veronica Lopez, Nikki Lopez, Marcus Lopez; two great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her father, Oscar Gilmore, mother, Fannie Mae Doggett Gilmore, one brother, Wyman Gilmore and one sister, Vera Nell Gilmore Hutchinson.
The service was Feb. 9 at 11 a.m. at Springbank Baptist Church in Silas with Revs. Justin Olvey and Wesley Slay officiating. Burial was in the Edgar Cemetery in Silas.
Active pallbearers were Frank Calloway Jr., Wayne Calloway, Timothy Calloway, Gil Gilmore, Ric Gilmore and Marc Hutchinson.
Honorary pallbearers were the men of Springbank Baptist Church.
In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to the Alabama Baptist Children’s Home.
Phillips Funeral Home of Gilbertown directed.

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