Faye M. Self, 87, a longtime Skagit Valley resident, passed away at her home in Sedro-Woolley on Sunday, November 12, 2017.
Faye was born on April 7, 1930 in Rominger, North Carolina, the daughter of Windsor & Sarah Hicks. She was raised and attained her education in Rominger.
On January 18, 1947 she was united in marriage to the love of her life, Calvin Self in Rominger and shortly thereafter they moved to the Skagit Valley making their home in the Lyman-Hamilton area.
Faye was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and servant of God. She and Calvin were charter members of the Hamilton First Baptist Church. She also found time to grow a vegetable garden, can the goods from her garden, sew, and go hunting. She was an independent and steadfast woman who was cutting and stacking her own firewood until one year ago.
Faye is survived by her daughters, Shirley Fox of Sedro-Woolley, Joyce Summit and husband Thomas of Belfair, WA and Vicki Frizzell and husband Gary of Sedro-Woolley; son, Johnie Self and wife Karen of Matlock, WA; 11 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Calvin; son Hurley Self; sister Edith Self; brothers Earl & LeRoy Hicks, and son-in-law Steve Fox. Memorials are suggested to the Hamilton First Baptist Church or Gideon’s Bible.
Graveside Services will be held on Sunday, November 19, 2017 at 12:30 pm at the Hamilton Cemetery followed by a fellowship luncheon at the Hamilton First Baptist Church at 1:00 pm and a Life Celebration Service at 3:00 pm with Pastor Ron Edwards officiating. Please share memories of Faye and sign the online guest register.