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Faye W. Upton

July 3, 1929 — December 27, 2022

Faye W. Upton of Fulton passed away Tuesday,
December 27,  at the home of her daughter, Sharon
Bryd of Fulton. 

Born Eva Faye Williamson in Fulton County, KY 
in July 1929, she was the daughter of James and
Myrtle Williamson. She graduated from Cayce 
High School at the age of 16.

Faye married Guy Upton, Jr. in October 1947 at 
Union Church, and they were married for 70 years.
In 1963, they purchased Fulton Hardware and 
Furniture Company on Lake Street in Fulton, 
where they worked together daily. In later years,
they opened Fulton Furniture Company on Walnut
Street, and they remained in business until they 
retired in their 80’s.

Faye was a lifelong member of Union Church, where
she served as the church Treasurer. She was also a
member and officer of the Fulton Gideon’s Auxiliary 
Camp for many years, serving alongside Guy, who 
was active in the Gideons ministry.

Faye is survived by two daughters: Sharon (Gene) Byrd 
of Fulton, and Gaye Haynes (Pablo Sanchez) of
Hopkinsville, Kentucky, as well as a close nephew,
Johnny (Ann) Morrow of Martin, TN. She is
also survived by four grandchildren: Nicholas
(Kayla) Haynes of Paducah, KY, Jaye Ellen 
Haynes of Nashville, TN, Jenna (Jared) Lynch of 
Mayfield, KY, and Kevin (Laura) Byrd of Hickman
County, KY; and 6 great-grandchildren: Charley 
Faye Haynes, Dawson Haynes, and Gavin Haynes
of Paducah, Jake Tucker of Mayfield, and Emily 
Cochran and Jocelyn Byrd of Hickman County.

Funeral services will be held at 11AM Friday, December
30, 2022 in our funeral chapel with burial to follow in the 
Union Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the funeral
home from 9:30AM Friday until the hour of service. 

Memorials may be made to Gideons International,
P.O. BOX 1325, Fulton, KY 42041 or to 
Union Church.

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