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Faye Cheshire

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Faye Hall Cheshire, aged 93, died peacefully at home surrounded by her family on Thursday, March 20.

Faye was a retired registered nurse who enjoyed a full and active life until her recent illness. She was a Master Gardner, enjoyed crewel embroidery, and was an avid reader. Her happiest days were those spent with her family. She attended Wildwood Presbyterian Church. Although she spent all her married life in Thomasville, GA., where she raised five children, she had made her home in Tallahassee for 26 years.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 30 years, Howard Lee Cheshire, M.D. of Thomasville, GA., her daughter Virginia Lee Cheshire, and her parents Raymond A. Hall and Davada Hall of Fort Valley, GA.

She is survived by her sons Stephen Cheshire and wife Lydia of Savannah, GA. and Charlie Cheshire and wife Patty of Tallahassee; daughters Susan Kingsbury and husband Howard of Sevierville, TN. and Martha Dunford of Brewster, MA.; also her sister Beverly H. Ramirez and husband Manuel Ramirez, MD of Houston, TX.

Mama Grand, as she was affectionately called, will be dearly missed by her 10 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held on Monday March 24 at 1:00 pm in Laurel Hill Cemetery, Thomasville, GA. Funeral arrangements are by Culleys Meadow Wood at Timberlane in Tallahassee.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, Fl., 32308-5428 or to a .


Published in Tallahassee Democrat on Mar. 23, 2014
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