|Birth: ||Dec. 17, 1936|
|Death: ||Jun. 27, 2012|
Lular Lorene "Rena Mae" Wilson Fairbanks, 75, of Decatur, died Wednesday, June 27, 2012, at her residence.
A native and lifelong resident of Meigs County, she was a daughter of the late Jim Lamb and Beulah Burton Lamb, and was preceded in death by her husband, Erdie Franklin Fairbanks; three sisters, Ruby Wilson, Daisy Goforth and Wilma B. Wilson; five brothers, Ernest Sun Wilson, Elbert Shorty Wilson, Charles Arthur Wilson, Georgia Franklin Wilson, and William Frank Wilson; and one great-great-grandson, Austin Wyatt Fairbanks. She was a member of Union Grove Baptist Church of Decatur.
Survivors include four sons, Charles Fairbanks Sr. of Decatur, John "J.M." Fairbanks of Utah, and Ronnie Fairbanks and Douglas Fairbanks, both of Decatur; six grandchildren, Charles "Tiny" Fairbanks Jr. of Decatur, Frankie Fairbanks of Athens, Crystal Fairbanks Long of Decatur, Douglas Austin Fairbanks and Dustin Tyris Fairbanks, both of Athens, and Julie Cardin of Englewood; 15 great-grandchildren, William Deacon Fairbanks, Timothy Blake Fairbanks, Landon Wesley Fairbanks, Dothan Dexter Long, Keyston Ray Long, Brooklyn Kay Long, Franklin Eugene Fairbanks Jr., Christian Hayden Rathburn, Lucas Edward Fairbanks, Jasmin Leshell Rymer, Jeremiah Aidan Rymer, Lezlie Lou Rymer, Abigail Makena Thurman, Brody Scott Cardin and Mackenzoe Tate Cardin; and three sisters, Martha Thurman of Decatur, Dawn Miller of Mt. Airy, N.C., and Sara Bowman of Greeneville.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday in the chapel of Ziegler Funeral Home with the Rev. Earl Graves officiating. Burial will follow in Walnut Grove Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Frankie Fairbanks, Charles "Tiny" Fairbanks Jr., Don Fairbanks, Kenny Fairbanks, Austin Fairbanks and Dustin Fairbanks.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Daily Post Athenian
Albert Wilson (1896 - 1935)
Beulah Burton Lamb (1898 - 1981)
Earnest William Wilson (1915 - 2000)*
Woodrow Wilson (1924 - 2008)*
Ruby Lee Wilson Wilson (1925 - 2012)*
Martha Washington Wilson Thurman (1927 - 2014)*
Lular Lorene Wilson Fairbanks (1936 - 2012)
Walnut Grove Cemetery
Created by: Brenda Hudson Compton
Record added: Jul 01, 2012
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