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Estelle Faye Harless

September 14, 1927 ~ August 17, 2020 (age 92)


Estelle Faye Harless, age 92 of Fairborn, left her earthly home to her heavenly home on Monday, August 17, 2020, surrounded by her family and friends.  She was born September 14, 1927 in Trinity, KY, the daughter of the late William C. and Rosa Truesdell.  She was a homemaker and babysitter for the grandkids for 40 years.  Faye was a member of Victory Church Fairborn for 65 years and served in the Nursery, Young at Heart Ministry, Mission Society and Greeter for many years.  Faye took great joy in her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.  She enjoyed her home and serving people.  Faye was an avid gardener, wonderful cook, seamstress and crafter, and a fast, fast mall walker.  In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband of 74 years, Frank Harless; sisters, Opel Truesdell and Mabel Jarvis.  Faye is survived by three daughters, Betty (Walker) Compton, Sharon (Darrell) Hill, Darlene (Gary) Phillips; five grandchildren, Jill (Rob) Sawey, Melissa (Mitch) Boedicker, Rebecca Hill, Jason (Rochelle) Phillips, Jennifer (Jason) Hensley; eleven great-grandchildren, Amber (Andy) Lahtinen, Alison (Ian) Cavener, Trevor (Paige) Simerlein, Madison Simerlein, McKenna Simerlein, Ty Boedicker, Trey Boedicker, Brooke Phillips, Cole Phillips, Rylee Hensley, Carter Hensley; six great-great grandchildren, Lilyana Lathinen, Jude Lathinen, Hayden Cavener, Owen Cavener, Nora Simerlein, Soren Simerlein; brother William “Dick” (Joyce) Truesdell; as well as a host of extended family and friends.  A funeral service will be held on Thursday August 20, 2020 at 11:00 A.M. at Victory Church, 2443 Valley Greene Dr., Fairborn, Pastors Ancil Carter and Derek Trenum officiating.  The family will receive friends from 10:00 A.M. until the time of service.  Burial will follow at the Byron Cemetery.  If desired, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Dayton.   

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August 20, 2020

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Victory Church (Fairborn)

Funeral Service
August 20, 2020

11:00 AM
Victory Church (Fairborn)


Hospice of Dayton
324 Wilmington Ave., Dayton OH 45420
Web: http://www.hospiceofdayton.org

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