Faye Leigh Melvin Berrong

October 20, 1924 ~ January 23, 2008 (age 83)

Faye Leigh Melvin Berrong, age 83, of Chamblee, GA died Wednesday, January 23, 2008 at Odyssey Healthcare in Decatur, GA. She was born in Benton County, Arkansas on October 20, 1924 to the late Fred B. Melvin and Martha Melvin. She was a graduate of Cottondale Florida High School and a graduate of Business School in Marianna, FL. For 40 years she was an insurance agent for Middleton Fitzsimmons Insurance Agency. Until declining health prevented her attendance, she was an active member of Friendship/Ruth Sunday School Class and Northwoods Baptist Church in Chamblee, GA which later merged with Northeast Baptist Church.

She is survived by her husband, Garnett "Jack" Berrong of Chamblee, GA; sister-in-law, Ruth Berrong of Lawrenceville, GA; and a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Graveside Services will be held on Saturday, January 26, 2008 at 1:00 p.m. at Greensboro City Cemetery, Greensboro, GA with Rev. Fred Cox and Rev. Brian Wright officiating. The family requests that any memorials be made to Northeast Baptist Church, 4046 Chamblee-Tucker Road, Chamblee, GA 30341. The family will receive friends from 12:00 noon until time for the service at the funeral home. 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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