Ellen Elizabeth Faust

February 23, 1926 ~ February 4, 2016 (age 89)

Ellen James Faust

     Ellen James Faust, age 89, of Greshamville passed away Thursday, February 4, 2016 at her residence nineteen days shy of her 90 birthday.  A native of Waukegan, IL, Mrs. Faust was the daughter of the late Erastus James and Mary Johnson James.  She was born February 23, 1926 and graduated from Greensboro High School in 1943.  After high school she went to work in Atlanta where she met and married her husband, Arlon Wesley Faust in 1944.  Because of his military career in the Army they were stationed in Germany several times and all over the United States.  In the early 1970’s they returned to Greshamville  and she worked for Wellington Puritan in Madison until the early 1990’s.  Mrs. Faust was a faithful member of Fork Chapel United Methodist Church where she taught the Youth Sunday School Class for many years. She enjoyed reading and crossword puzzles.             

     Survivors include her two sons, James Thomas Faust of Centreville, VA and Chris Faust of Colorado Springs, CO; grandchildren, Scott Faust (Sarah), Christopher Faust, Andrea Faust and Wesley Faust. In addition to her husband, Arlon Wesley Faust, she was preceded in death by a sister, Kathryn James Stinchcomb.

     Funeral Services will be held Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at Fork Chapel United Methodist Church, 1401 Farmington Road, Madison, GA 30650 with Rev, Tony Gavalas officiating.  Interment will follow in New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery.  Serving as pallbearers are Billy Duvall, Will Duvall, Jackie Copelan, Craig Copelan, Mitchell Copelan and Fred Cook.  The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until time for the service at Fork Chapel United Methodist Church.  McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us online at to sign the guest register.

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