Faye Culpepper Cone, 84, of Dayton, went to be with her Lord and Savior on June 14, 2019 while surrounded by her loving family. She was born on September 23, 1934 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, to parents Jefferson Davis Culpepper and Mattie Mae Riggs.
Faye was a graduate of Robert E. Lee High School class of 1952. She went on to be a secretary in many different fields. She married the love of her life, Leon, and the two have three daughters together. She was a member of the Pine Forest Baptist Church. She was also a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. Faye had a great love for God and was one of His tireless prayer warriors. She was the most loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Faye touched the lives of many and her love will be cherished by all that knew her.
She was preceded in death by her parents and step father, Claude Riggs, brother Tommy Culpepper; and great-granddaughter Crystal Gardner. Left to cherish her memory is her husband of 64 years, Leon Cone; daughters, Shirley Bradford and husband, Brad, Kathy Elliott and husband, Ken, and Lisa Goss and husband, Selby; grandchildren, Alyssa Rogers and husband, James, Kolby Elliott, and Kristina Trice and husband, Buck; one great-grandson, Bradley Rogers; brother, Jeff Culpepper; brother in law, Bob Crunk; sister in law, Eugenia Lawrence; grand-daughter, Angie Goss; and numerous great grandkids and great-great-grandkids.
The family will welcome friends on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 10am for a visitation in the chapel of Sterling-White funeral home. Faye’s celebration of life will begin 11am. The interment will Immediately follow the service at Sterling-White Cemetery.
The family would like to extend a special “Thank You” to the Staff of Harbor Hospice and Rolling Brook Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center for the love, care and support given to Faye and her family during this time.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Faye’s memory to the American Heart Association.
Serving the family as pallbearers will be Selby Goss, Brad Bradford, Ken Elliott, Kolby Elliot, James Rogers, and Buck Trice. Honorary pallbearer will be Charlie Phillips.