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Faye Nelson Quick Rosser passed away July 22, 2014 in Madison, VA. We remember you in this hour, our dear Mother, when your tender love watched over us like a guardian angel. The image of you will live within our hearts always. Born in Staunton, VA on October 11, 1917, Faye graduated from Beverly Manor High School in 1935 and Madison College in 1939. In 1941, she married Lindsay "Bill" Rosser; they spent their married life of 47 years in Alexandria, VA. Bill predeceased her in death by 26 years. She leaves behind three children, Billye and spouse Wally West; Stephen and Travis Rosser. She will be missed by her seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Faye is also survived by her sister, Mary Frances Deaver of Staunton, VA as well as her extended family and friends. Faye started her career in teaching at a two-room school at Slate Mills, VA in 1939. After marrying and moving to Alexandria, she taught at George Washington High School 1947-1948. She then went to work for the Federal Government and retired from there in 1977.
Family will receive at Everly-Wheatley Funeral Home, 1500 W. Braddock Rd., Alexandria, VA 22302 on Friday, July 25 from 6 to 8 p.m. In celebration of her life, a graveside service will be held at Mount Comfort Cemetery, Alexandria on Saturday, July 26, 2014 at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Rapidan, P.O. Box 1715, Culpeper, VA 22701; Hospice of the Piedmont, 675 Peter Jefferson Pkwy, #300, Charlottesville, VA 22911; or Madison County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 868, Madison, VA 22727. A guest register may be found at

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Published in The Washington Post on July 24, 2014