Virginia E. Faris, age 81 of Tullahoma, passed away Tuesday morning August 5, 2014 at her home.
A native of Winchester, she spent her life working as a professional seamstress, designing wedding gowns, formals and other designer garments. In her later years she worked at First Christian Church in Tullahoma in the daycare and nursery. She was a member of the Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church.
Mrs. Faris is preceded in death by her husband, Bruce Crawford Faris; grandson, Mark William Janey; mother, Jonnie Grizzard Farris and father, Willard Elliott, Sr.; brothers, Willard Elliott, Jr., David Elliott and Howard “Knocker” Elliott; sister in-law and brother-in-law, Agnes Faris Gallagher and Patrick Gallagher.
She is survived by her daughter, Susie (Fonz) Perry of Tullahoma; grandsons, Bruce Patrick Janey and J. Matthew Janey, both of Estill Springs; sisters, Jean Floyd of Hillsboro and Patricia Jackson of Sherwood.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday August 9, 2014 from the Chapel of Watson-North Funeral Home with the Rev. Susan Rock officiating.