|Birth: ||Jan. 16, 1920|
|Death: ||May 4, 2010|
Nellie Herndon Faber, 90, of Alexandria, VA passed away, Tuesday, May 4, 2010 at Alexandria Hospital. She was born January 16, 1920 to Robert Glascow and Myrtle Watkins Herndon in Clifton Forge, Virginia. After a courtship of over five years, she married her loving husband Morris Hughes Faber, Jr. on September 10, 1943 in Clifton Forge. They have lived in Alexandria since 1964. She is survived by her husband of almost 67 years, Morris, and her son, Morris Robert "Mo" Faber of Springfield, Virginia. Nell was affectionately known as Grandma to her grandchildren, Darrell Robert Faber and wife, Cheryl, of Land O''Lakes, Florida, and Karen Faber Williams and husband, Steve, of Longwood, Florida. She was GG to her four wonderful great-grandsons; Grant Robert Williams, Luke Bradley Williams, Cameron Robert Faber and Peyton Ryan Faber. Nell taught cosmetology in Fairfax County schools for several years and she and Morris were active square and round dancers for many years. She will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her. There will be a Memorial Service celebrating her life at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 15, 2010 at Pohick Episcopal Church in Lorton, Virgiinia with The Reverend Doctor Donald Binder officiating. She will be interred at Arlington National Cemetery on June 22, 2010. The family will receive friends in the church Common Room immediately following the service. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Nell''s name to Pohick Church, 9301 Richmond Highway, Lorton, VA 22039, or to the St. Jude Children''s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Nell''s name to Pohick Church, 9301 Richmond Highway, Lorton, VA 22039, or to the St. Jude Children''s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Morris Hughes Faber (1923 - 2013)*
Arlington National Cemetery
Created by: Dylan and Ciana
Record added: May 13, 2010
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