Krauss, Faye Fargason Smith Brannan

Mrs. Faye Fargason Smith Brannan Krauss, 99, of McDonough, passed away Nov. 22, 2011. She was born in McDonough to the late Simeon Elliott and Olla Bibb Fargason Smith. She was preceded in death by husbands, Leva Frank “Pike” Brannan and Roy Krauss.

Faye was a 1930 graduate of McDonough High School, and was the oldest member of Timberridge Presbyterian Church, where she was the church pianist for 50 years. She had attended 99 camp meetings at Shingleroof Campground, and had worked at the Holiday Inn as a hostess and in the gift shop. “Flower,” as she was known by her grandchildren, enjoyed flower gardening, redecorating, and sewing, and was an avid reader.

Survivors include her daughters, Brenda B. (Henry) Taylor, of McDonough, Genie B. (Walter H.) Bogart, of Clarkesville; five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted TODAY (Friday, Nov. 25), at 3 p.m., from the Chapel of Haisten Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Timberridge Presbyterian Church Cemetery.

Friends may visit the family Friday, from 1 p.m., to 3 p.m., at the funeral home. Contributions are asked to be made to Sacred Journey Hospice, or the Shingleroof Campground, in memory of Faye. Haisten Funeral Home, 1745 Zack Hinton Parkway South, McDonough, Ga., 30253, is in charge of arrangements, (770) 914-8833, haistenfunerals.com.