Rebecca Fay da Silva

Rebecca Fay da Silva passed away Aug. 12, 2014.

She was born Sept. 28, 1923, in Lake Charles, La.

She graduated from Parkersburg High School in 1941. She attended Rice University in Houston, Texas, graduating with a BA in Chemistry in 1945. She married Hugo C. da Silva from Rio de Janeiro Brazil in 1950. After her husband’s death in 1987, she returned home to Parkersburg for her remaining years.

She is survived by two sons, Hugo C. da Silva, Jr. of Dallas, Texas, and Mark Andrew C. da Silva of Rio de Janeiro; a sister, Caroline Lewis of Odessa, Texas; and grandchildren, Alexandre L. da Silva, Monica L. da Silva, Maria Fernanda T. C. da Silva and Maria Cristina T. C. da Silva.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, in the chapel at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Odessa, Texas, with the Rev. Jimmy Braswell officiating.