Genola Eiland


Genola Silver Eiland born to Horace and Nancy Richardson Silver on August 10, 1937 in Warrenton, NC. She departed this life peacefully in home surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, March 9, 2022.

Genola was a wonderful wife, mother, and friend. She never met a stranger. She was an adoptive mother to many and a friend to all. She loved to play Bingo and cards.

Genola was preceded in death by her parents, Horace and Nancy Silver; youngest son, Jeryll Eiland; grandson, Chavez Evans; and all eight of her siblings.

Genola leaves to cherish her memory are, children, Johnny Ray (Cheryl), Bernandine (Jeff), Cheryl (Will), Rydelle (Melissa), Norma (Glenn), Christopher, Don, Matilda (Malcolm), and Monica (Antonio); 15 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; 8 great-great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.

Genola will be truly missed by all those who had the privilege of knowing and loving her.

Visitation 1:00pm and Funeral 2:00pm Friday, March 18, 2022 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE NORTH, 2500 Cleveland Ave.


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Condolence Messages

  1. My grandma was a loving person she would always be by my side

  2. Montenia Richardson Lynch

    I am so sorry to hear of the family’s loss. I send my Sincere Condolences to the family. I will be lifting the family in Prayer and praying for all her family to have safe travel. May God Comfort and give the family Strength for the days ahead. Love all of you

  3. Barbara Brayboy

    I send my sincere sympathy and condolences to the family. God grant you peace and comfort during this time

  4. Marsha Payne-Coffey

    Condolences, Peace and comfort to the Eiland families

  5. La Tonya Fayson-Robbins

    My saddened heartfelt condolences to my Eiland family. I love Mrs. Eiland she became my mother. I have known her for many years. Mrs. Eiland (mommy) will be missed by so many people. God knows when He calls us we go on to Paradise. Mommy loved the Lord. I love you. I’m going to miss you so so much.

  6. Gabbie Norfleet


    I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers

  7. Michael Richardson

    I extend my condolences unto all of the family. Continuing to keep you in my thoughts and prayers. Trusting God to provide for you strength, encouragement, and His protection as you undergo this time and as you seek to move forward.
    Rev. Michael Richardson
    Shiloh Baptist Church

  8. Sending prayers up for comfort and peace to you all.

  9. Diana Saunders

    My condolences for the family of Genola Eiland knowing that she’s gone to rest, because God loved her best.
    Alahni grandma Diana

  10. Avon Silver-Perry

    Extending prayers for comfort and strength for our family in remembrance of Aunt Genola. To the children and grandchildren may Memories of your Mom always fill your heart with warmth and a smile.
    Aunt Genola will forever be missed and forever loved.
    RIP to the last of our Grandparents’ Horace and Nancy Silver’s children.. Genola Silver

  11. May God bless your memory Aunt Genola. Praying for my family. Love Boo

  12. Stephanie Richardson

    Love you always and forever grandma… As you would always say before you left to go back to Ohio, this isn’t goodbye, it’s I’ll see you soon! ❤️ Love Stephanie and Nola

  13. Carlos L Taylor

    My condolences go to the family you’re in my prayers!

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