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Mrs. Daffie Stanley Faulkenberry, 92, of the Sugar Valley Community, died Saturday, April 28, 2018 at Gordon Health and Rehabilitation Center.
Mrs. Faulkenberry was born in Jackson County, Alabama on September 9, 1925, daughter of the late William and Addie Carroll Stanley. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, George Faulkenberry, sisters, Martha Roberts, Lernie Dodd and Wincie Raines; brothers, Bo Stanley and Virgil Stanley; and a son-in-law, Jay Green.
During her lifetime, she was employed in the textile industry with Muse’s, Aldon Mills, and Herbcraft. She enjoyed being outdoors, tending to her flowers, and cooking for her family, and others as well. She loved her cat, but most of all, she was a woman of faith, who loved her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, her family, and her Sugar Valley Church of God family. Prior to ill health, she enjoyed traveling. Among those who knew her, she was a devout woman of prayer
Survivors include her daughter, Mrs. Jane Green Reece and her husband Jim; her granddaughter, Monica Green; sisters; Mable Holbrook, Willene Hazelwood, and Mossie Couey; brothers, Charlie Stanley and his wife Dot, Bennie Stanley and his wife Louise, and Baxter Stanley, and a sister-in-law, Lee Hall Stanley. A host of nieces, nephews and other relatives also survive.
Services to honor the life of Mrs. Daffie Stanley Faulkenberry will be held on Monday, April 30th, at 2:00 PM, from the Sugar Valley Church of God, with Pastor Dwaine Shadix officiating. Music will be arranged by the church choir. Burial will follow in Sugar Valley Baptist Church Cemetery. Nephews will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Happy Hearts Group.
The body will be placed in state at the Sugar Valley Church of God, where the family will receive friends, on Sunday, April 29th, between the hours of 3:00 PM and 8:00 PM.
The family would like to thank the staff and management of Gordon Health and Rehabilitation Center for their care and compassion for Mrs. Faulkenberry during her stay.
Arrangements are under the care and direction of Max Brannon & Sons Funeral Home of Calhoun.