Posted On July 14th, 2010 -

July 1, 2010

83, of Pearl City, A Retired Dress Designer for her own Clothing Manufactory Co. with her late husband Lionel B. Silva of June Bugs Hawaii and Designer Fashions, died in Straub Medical Hopital. She was born in Fort Worth, Texas.

She is survived by daughter Marleta Ann Lewis, Daughter in-law Charletta “Hana” Batten, (her deceased son Lemuel Melvin “Sonny” Batten) Step-daughter Penney Silva-Wells, 5 grandchildren; Lemuel Kahapula Batten, Kaliko Lehua Herrod, Liza Marie Levay, April Krebs, John Wells and 15 great-grandchildren.

Services July 16 (Friday) 5pm-7pm. at “Affordable Caskets & Moanalua Mortuary” in Mapunapuna Ofc Tel; 833-8811 July 17 (Sat) “Ho’okupu Out-at-Sea Free Valet Parking 2:30pm. at Honolulu Elk’s Lodge #616 in Waikiki (next to Canoe Club). “Memorial Luncheon to follow (upstairs Lodge Room) until 7:00pm. Elk’s Lodge #616 2933 Kalakaua Ave. Tel.#923-5722 Hana #383-7301 or Kaliko #392-2206

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