Faye Dean Williams Lanier

Published 3:41 pm Sunday, October 16, 2022

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Mrs. Faye Dean Williams Lanier, 79, of Williams Road, Advance, passed away Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022.

She was born on Oct. 12, 1942 in Davie County to the late Edward Franklin and Alma Jones Williams.

Faye was the first homecoming queen of Davie County High School in 1958. She enjoyed watching the birds, working in her yard, visiting the old homeplace at the beach, and listening to country music. Mrs. Lanier loved all sports, especially basketball, and was a Wake Forest and UNC fan.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by: a son, Burl Monroe “Junebug” Lanier Jr.; and a son-in-law, Ricky Livengood.

Survivors include: her 3 children, Michael Lanier (Dottie), Cindy Lanier Livengood, and Barry Lanier (Wendy); 4 grandchildren, Justin Lanier (Jen), Jenna Hamrick (Brian), Megan Livengood, and Jake Livengood; 2 great-grandchildren, Issac Blaine Hamrick and Colt Michael Lanier; and 2 siblings, Betty Fine and Frankie Williams (Susan).

A memorial graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, in Fulton United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Online condolences: www.eatonfuneralservice.com.