Joyce "Faye" Whelchel Abercrombie

Resident of Dahlonega

Joyce "Faye" Whelchel Abercrombie age 82 of Dahlonega passed away on March 8, 2018 following an extended illness. Faye was born September 23, 1935.  She was a native of Dahlonega and member of Etowah Baptist Church.  Mrs. Abercrombie was a retired secretary from the State Rehabilitation Office Of Georgia. She also worked alongside her daughter at Long Branch Day Care; where all the children knew and loved her and called her Granny. She will be greatly missed.

Mrs. Abercrombie is preceded in death by her parents Loye Whelchel and Ruby Wilson Whelchel; and her brother Earl Whelchel.

Mrs. Abercrombie is survived by her loving husband Clarence Abercrombie, son Scott Abercrombie and daughter Rhonda Abercrombie. She is also survived by her grandchildren Jeremy (Brittani) Abercrombie, Daniel (Crystal) Abercrombie, great grandson Carson Abercrombie, and niece Jan Otter.

A funeral service was held on Sunday March 11, 2018 in the chapel of Dahlonega Funeral Home. Rev. Les Fuller and Rev. Roger Dunagan officiated.

Interment followed at Etowah Baptist Church Cemetery 789 Auraria Road, Dawsonville, GA 30534.

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Arrangements by the professional staff of Dahlonega Funeral Home, 20 Gibson Road Dahlonega, GA 30533 706-864-DOVE (3683)

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Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 36,
Dahlonega, GA 30533

Phone: 706-864-3613
Fax: 706-864-5812