Shirley Davis Faries, 82, of Troutville went to be with the Lord on June 9, 2012. She was born May 19, 1930, in Covington. She worked for many years at Carter’s Market in Roanoke, where she loved and was loved by her customers.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank H. and Mary Ola Davis; and her brother, Glen Davis, all of Salem. She leaves behind to cherish her memory her husband of 65 years Charles R. Faries; her daughter, Sharyn Slusher and husband Richard; and son, Michael Faries; grandchildren Matthew Slusher and wife Corey, and Amanda Johnson and husband Robert. She was very proud to be a great grandmother to Madison, Paige, Charlie and Noah. She is also survived by her brother, Clifford Davis of Harrisonburg; sister, Peggy Wygal of Pine Bluff, Ark.; and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at Oakey’s East Chapel on Thursday, June 14 at 10 a.m., conducted by the Rev. Adrian Dowell, with interment to follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. Flowers are appreciated or donations can be made in her memory to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation at 3959 Electric Rd., No. 222 Roanoke, VA 24018. Arrangements by Oakey’s East Chapel.