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Bertie Faye Walters, 95 of Excelsior Springs, passed away Friday, March 14, 2008 at the Excelsior Springs Medical Center.
Faye was born June 21, 1912 in Ray County, the daughter of Bovard and Bessie Ann (McCoy) Arnold. She was united in marriage to John William Walters on May 20, 1929 in Olathe, Kan.; he preceded her in death in 1969.
For 30 years, Mrs. Walters owned and operated the Faye Walters Dress Shop in Excelsior Springs before retiring in 1975. Faye was well-known for her oil paintings and she also enjoyed quilting. She was a member of the Pisgah Baptist Church.
Survivors include: two granddaughters, Connie Fluesmeier of Excelsior Springs and Debra Powers of Louisburg, Kan.; nine great-grandchildren, John, Amy, Jami, Cassie, Nancy, Ryan, Chris, Chad and Shane and 14 great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husband John, her parents, her son, John Walters, Jr.; one grandson, Donald Walters; one great-grandson, John Paul Walters, two sisters and one brother, preceded her in death.
Visitation was held after 12 p.m., Sunday, March 16 at the Polley Funeral Home in Excelsior Springs, with the family receiving friends from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Sunday evening. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Monday March 17, at the Pisgah Baptist Church on Hwy 10, east of Excelsior Springs. Burial was in Crown Hill Cemetery in Excelsior Springs.
Arrangements were under the direction of Polley Funeral Home in Excelsior Springs.