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Florence Oberetta "Obie" Thompson Faris
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Birth: Dec. 8, 1922
Death: Nov. 12, 2008

Oberetta "Obie" Thompson Faris, age 85, left this world peacefully at Princeton Community Hospital after a courageous battle with an extended illness on Wednesday, November 12, 2008. Her body was tired and weak as she patiently waited for her Savior to call her name. Born Florence Oberetta Thompson on December 8, 1922 to Grover C. and Jessie H. Thompson. She was affectionately called Bobie by her grandchildren and Obie by her family and her many, many friends. She is survived by the love of her life for 61 years, Harry Richard Faris. They made their home in Ballard WV where they raised three loving and devoted daughters; Donita F. Spangler of Glen Lynn VA, Carla F. Miller (Haven) Valrico, FL and Tammie F. Delgado (Hector) Plant City, FL. Grand Children, Dr. Phillip Richard "Richie" Spangler (Jennifer) Kenova, WV; Scott A. Spangler (Dreama) Bramwell, WV; Christopher Via (Angelia) Rich Creek, VA; Angela Via, Rich Creek, VA.; Ashley E. Mann and Adam R. Mann of Plant City, FL. Great Grand Children are Gatlin Spangler, Kenova, WV; Autumn Ethan, and twins Ava and Eli Spangler of Bramwell, WV; Ryan Davis, Valrico, FL; Austin C. Via, Umatilla, FL and Christopher Alexander Via, Rich Creek, VA; She is also survived by Sister Betty McClaugherty of Narrows, VA and Sister in Law Carolyn Faris of Charlotte. NC. She was blessed with many nieces and nephews and a very special niece and her family, Theresa, Troy and Elija, who have devoted much love and time to her care. All she loved dearly. Last, but not least Dixie and Rowdy her constant companions. Her rewards will be great in heaven for the way she lived her life on earth. Graveside services were held Monday, November 17, 2008 at the Orchard Cemetery, Ballard, WV. A memorial service and celebration of Oberetta's life was held Sunday, November 16, 2008 at her home in Ballard, WV. 
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  Harry R. Faris (1919 - 2009)*
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Orchard Cemetery
Monroe County
West Virginia, USA
Created by: Sally Miller
Record added: Nov 14, 2008
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Florence Oberetta Obie <i>Thompson</i> Faris
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Florence Oberetta Obie <i>Thompson</i> Faris
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