Faye Farrell

Published 8:55 am Thursday, August 18, 2011

Faye Farrell, 93, of Jupiter, Fla., and Saluda passed away peacefully in her sleep at her home in Jupiter, Fla., on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011.
Born Faye Marie Pyles in Temple Hills, Md., on April 15, 1918 to Dennis Wilmer Pyles and Nina Theo Pyles, she grew up there and graduated from Oxon Hill High School. She later attended Strayer Business College in Washington, D.C. Faye married her beloved husband, T. Coleman Farrell, on May 26, 1939, and lived in Temple Hills, Md. They traveled the country with Mr. Farrell’s job in the Rural Electrification Administration and later South America and the Philippines with his position at USAID.
They retired to Lake Park, Fla., in 1976, splitting time between sunny South Florida and their mountain home in Saluda. They moved their Florida home to Jupiter in 1989.
She was a wonderful homemaker and made dear friends wherever she lived. Faye loved cooking, hosting dinner parties and playing bridge with her girlfriends.
Mrs. Farrell will be greatly missed by her three sons, John V. Farrell (Barbara) of Accomac, Va.; James W. Farrell (Jane) of Hollywood, Md.; and Ronald C. Farrell (Lewanna) of Jupiter, Fla.; three adoring grandchildren, Coleman L. Farrell and Wesley A. Farrell of Jupiter, Fla., and Melinda F. Farrell of Hollywood, Md.; her sister, Nina Guthrie, of Playa del Rey, Calif., and many adoring nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, T. Coleman Farrell, her brothers, Lt. George Vinton Pyles U.S. Army Air Corps, Gordon Keith Pyles and Wilmer Dove Pyles.
The family will receive friends on Friday, Aug. 19, 2011 from 3 – 5 p.m. at McFarland Funeral Chapel.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 20, 2011 at the Saluda Cemetery in Saluda. There will be a reception following the service at the parish hall of Transfiguration Episcopal Church, Saluda.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the ARC of Palm Beach County, 1200 Australian Avenue, Riviera Beach, Fla. 33404 and online at www.arcpbc.org or the Christian outreach ministry, Young Life, P.O. Box 14034, North Palm Beach, Fla. 33408.
An online guest register is available at www.mcfarlandfuneralchapel.com.
McFarland Funeral Chapel, Tryon.

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