OBITUARY: Fannie Faye Feole


Fannie Faye Feole, age 88, passed away peacefully with her loving family by her side on Wednesday, September 20, 2023.

Faye was born on July 20, 1935, to Ernest Hawkins and Maxie Hawkins in Hendersonville, Tennessee.

Faye graduated Hendersonville High School in 1953, went to work at Life and Casualty Insurance and 3rd National Bank then became a stay-at-home mom and dedicated her life to raising her family.

Faye married the love of her life on October 19, 1956. She was a devoted wife and mother. She enjoyed travel, bowling, tennis, boating on the lake, and the ladies Bridge Club. Faye was a long- time active member of the Hendersonville Church of Christ, where she and Ted were married. Faye was a quiet and humble person who loved her God and family and was a wonderful wife, mom, and nannie.

Faye is preceded in death by her parents Ernest and Maxie Hawkins, brothers Charles and Ward Hawkins, sisters Betty Wooten, and Juanita Burwell.

She is survived by her husband of 67 years Ted along with her sons Gerald (Wendie) Feole and Barry Feole, and daughter Dana (Michael) Hayes. Faye was nannie to five precious grandchildren: Jeremy Feole, Matt Feole, Alex Feole, Cassidy Maglero, and Kendall Maglero.

In addition, Faye was Nannie to 10 great-grandchildren: Ryan Feole, Kylie Feole, Garren Feole, Waylon Feole, Natalee Tucker, Kannan Feole, Branson Feole, Connor Feole, Layla Shasteen, and Layson Feole.

A visitation will be held on Friday, September 22, 2023, from 12 pm-2 pm at Hendersonville Funeral Home. A funeral service conducted by Keith Parker will be held at 2 pm in the Chapel with burial to follow at Hendersonville Memory Gardens.


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