Precious in the sight of the LORD is the death of his faithful servants. Psalm 116:15
On May 9, 2014, Charlotte "Faye" Capes Neighbors, a mighty prayer warrior, and servant of the Lord, made her journey to her new home in Glory. She was greatly loved by family and friends.
Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. til 8 p.m. on Monday, May 12, 2014 at Striffler-Hamby Mortuary. A celebration of Faye's life will be held on Tuesday, May 13th at 1 p.m. at the Striffler-Hamby Chapel.
Faye Capes Neighbors was born in LaGrange on May 13, 1940, the loving daughter of Walter Wallace Capes and Mae Belle Hammond Capes. She is the sister of Ray Capes and Walt Capes.
A devoted and loving wife and mother, Faye is the treasured wife of Larry Neighbors and the adored mother of Randy Neighbors, Rhonda Neighbors McClellan, and Ray Neighbors.
Faye graduated from Troup High School where she was a cheerleader and recognized as "Miss Witt". During high school she worked at WTRP. She loved being an Air Force wife and enjoyed traveling the world with her beloved husband and family, eventually moving back to LaGrange and then later in retirement, moving to Newnan, Georgia. Whether in Okinawa, Greece, San Antonio, LaGrange, Taiwan, or Newnan, Georgia, Faye was always active in serving others and even in ill health, she ministered to others. She lived a life of integrity and servanthood. She was the director of the Grass Mountain Teen Club in Taiwan, as well as the Director of Teen Challenge Taiwan. She also started an Aglow Chapter in LaGrange. Faye was known as "Miss Faye" to many and "Momma Faye" to many. She retired from the finance business having last worked at Covington Credit and receiving the honor of being known as the "Million Dollar Woman" for being the first woman to manage a million dollar office. While successful in business, she loved and cared for "her people" and ministered the love of Jesus to all she encountered.
Faye delighted in her grandchildren and is the loving, devoted grandmother and role model to Nikki Neighbors Hickman, Matthew McClellan, Gage Neighbors, Michael McClellan, Justin Neighbors, Zach Neighbors, Kevin Neighbors and great-grandmother of Dylan and Kole Hickman.
Faye is survived by her devoted husband, children, and grandchildren, her brother Walt Capes, her son-in-law, Steve McClellan; daughters-in-law, Jody Bryant Neighbors and Tiffany Neighbors; as well as her sisters-in-law, Glennis Capes O'Neal and Joanne Capes; many nieces and nephews, and treasured friends. Faye also leaves behind her loyal, devoted protector, her beloved pet, Beijing Bebe' "Baby" to protect her beloved husband, Larry.
In lieu of flowers, honorariums may be made in memory of Faye Capes Neighbors to the following outreaches:
Hands In Motion Creative Ministry, Crossroads Church, Newnan, Georgia,Christmas Smiles http://lifetoday.org/outreaches/christmas-smiles/
, Water for Life http://lifetoday.org/outreaches/water-for-life/
Those wishing to share a condolence or remembrance with the family may do so by visiting www.shlagrange.com.
Arrangements are by Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, 1010 Mooty Bridge Road, LaGrange, GA 30240 (706) 884-8636