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Faye McCumber Wilson, 93, of Savannah, Georgia, died Wednesday afternoon, June 9, 2021, at her home.

Born in Reidsville, Georgia she was a daughter of the late Lewis Reynolds McCumber and the late Annie Pearl Parker McCumber. Faye owned her own hairstyling business. She loved cooking, especially her peach cobbler and hamburger casserole, and used these skills to make the meals for the children at Southern Montessori Academy. Faye enjoyed gardening, with roses being her favorite. But mostly she enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by several siblings.

Survivors include her daughter, Virginia “Jenny” Lee Harvey; son, Terry Gene Anderson; grandchildren, Ginger, Wendell, Amber, and Austin and great-grandchildren, Emily, August, Greyson, Jeanette, Hunter, Vivian, and Raelynn.

The funeral service will be held at 10 o’clock, Tuesday morning, June 15, 2021, at the graveside, Hillcrest Abbey – East, conducted by the Reverend Dr. Drew Corbett.


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  1. Steven L Weakley says:

    I was very sorry to hear of the passing of Faye. I was introduced to her in 1968. She was a kind and thoughtful lady and at that time in my life she helped me tremendously. I was blessed with the time I was able to spend with her and her family. May God give peace and ease the sorrows to her family.

  2. Phil Hewitt says:

    I am very sad to hear of the passing of Miss Faye. We kids always said Granny Faye. Although I was not related but a very good friend to her grand children born in the 70’s as was myself. She was always so good to us. There is something about the folks born in the 20’s. They always had that spark in the eye but such a calmness which is not seen much these days. Our lives were so much blessed to have her. Thank you Miss Faye.

  3. Wynn Thompson Greene says:

    Jenny, Terry and family,

    My sincerest sympathies on your loss. I have many childhood memories of Aunt Faye, especially in her hair saloon. Playing with FeeFee, sweeping the floor and putting combs in that green solution. Please know you are in my thoughts.

  4. Kathy Lackey says:

    Dear Jenny, Terry and Family,

    So sorry to hear about your “precious Mom.” She will always be in your heart and beautiful memories. Rest In Heavenly Peace, Faye

    May God be with you and your family.

    Kathy & Jimmy Lackey

  5. Virginia Love says:

    Dear Jenny,
    Please accept my most sincere condolences. Although, I never met Miss Faye, I can tell that she was a beautiful person by just having met you. You are always so fun-loving and when I’ve heard you speak of your mother, you did so with so much joy in your voice. I know you are sad beyond words but please be at peace that Miss Faye is walking the streets of heaven with Jesus and all who have gone ahead of us. She is fully restored to a new body and is having such a good time making peach cobbler for everyone. I bet that Jesus loves her peach cobbler! Please do not hesitate to call me if you need a listening ear. I understand completely what you have been going through because we did the same for our parents. Take care now, Jenny, and may God bless you and your family. He will be with you throughout your grief journey. All you have to do is ask Him. With tears and hugs and the upmost respect. Virginia Love

  6. Tony and Karen McElveen says:


    We are so sorry to hear about your Mom. I know you guys were like 2 peas in a pod. I can’t even imagine what you might be going through, but our thoughts are with you constantly and may God be with you always. Tons of hugs for ya girl. We love you.

    Tony and Karen

  7. Kristina Davis says:

    Jenny , Amber ! We are so sorry for the lost of your mom and grandma! She was a beautiful woman! Tommy and I are thinking of you at this difficult time. Praying for you and your family! Kristina and Tommy Davis

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