Faye Lindsay Pruette

Published 8:00 am Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Mrs. Faye Lindsay Pruette, cherished wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend, peacefully passed away on Sept. 21, 2018. 

Born on Oct. 10, 1942, in Cleveland County, North Carolina, Mrs. Pruette was a graduate of the North Brook High School Class of 1960. She was the spouse of 56 years of the Rev. Derell Pruette, of Forest City, North Carolina. 

In addition to her husband, she is also survived by one son, Steven Pruette of Rutherfordton, North Carolina; daughter, Darla and husband John Henderson of Forest City; daughter, Faith and husband Chad Bailey of Forest City; five grandchildren, Lindsay Pruette of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Madison Pruette of Rutherfordton, Cole Henderson, Maytlin Bailey and Grayson Bailey, all of Forest City; one brother, Carl Lindsay of Vale, North Carolina; five brother-in-laws and four sister-in-laws; and many loved nieces and nephews.  

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She was preceded in death by her beloved parents, Robert and Corene Lindsay; and her best friend and sister, Geraldine Lindsay Justice.

Faye Pruette


Faye was best known in her community as a truly giving person, a mother to many, a wonderful cook, flower gardener and homemaker who dedicated her life to her husband, church family, children and, most especially, to her treasured grandchildren. 

The family received friends at Crowe’s Mortuary, 118 College Ave., Rutherfordton, from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23. 

Following the visitation, a service in her honor was held at 4 p.m. at Crowe’s Chapel. A graveside service was held at 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 24, at Mount Vernon Baptist Church Cemetery, 1156 Northbrook III School Road, Vale, North Carolina. 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of the Carolina Foothills PO Box 336 Forest City, NC 28043; or to the Gastric Cancer Foundation c/o The V Foundation 14600 Weston Parkway, Cary, NC 27513.  

Online condolences may be made at crowemortuary.com.