Faye Fain

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Faye Fain, 92, of Concordia and formerly of Sweet Springs and Emma, died March 5, 2010, at Western Missouri Medical Center at Warrensburg. Funeral services were held Tuesday at Campbell-Lewis Chapel at Concordia with the Rev. Gene Page officiating. Burial was in Fairview Cemetery at Sweet Springs.

Mrs. Fain was born on March 27, 1917, at Little River, Kan. She was the daughter of Grover and Katherine Griebel Griffit. She married Earl Fain Sr. on Nov. 14, 1935. She lived in Concordia the last 10 years but spent most of her life in the Sweet Springs and Emma areas. She was a cook most of her life. She was a member of Elmwood Methodist Church north of Sweet Springs and the Scissors and Thimble (S.A.T.) Club.

Mrs. Fain is survived by two sons, Earl Fain Jr. of Marshall and Bill Fain of Sweet Springs; three daughters, Ann Anthony of Edwards, Jennie Niederjohn of Concordia and Jane Hall of Pensacola, Fla.; three brothers, Louis Griffitt of Independence, Grover Allen Griffitt of Rocheport and Paul Griffitt of Warsaw; four sisters, Marguerite Driver of Sweet Springs, Anna Edwards of Sedalia, Maxine Crank of Concordia and Betty McEnaney of Warsaw; 17 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren; and 26 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband on April 22, 2000; a daughter, Beverly Ruth Fain; a son, John Franklin Fain; three brothers, Lawrence Griffitt, Ralph Griffitt and Chester Griffitt; a sister, Frances Sims; and a granddaughter.

The family suggests memorial contributions to the church or to the cemetery.