Ara Faulkenberry

April 20, 1920 - December 23, 2007 

Ara Faulkenberry

April 20, 1920 - December 23, 2007 

Obituary for Ara Faulkenberry

Graveside services for Ara "Tootsie" Faulkenberry, 87, of Abernathy, TX, were held at 11:00 am Wednesday, December 26, 2007, in the Abernathy Cemetery with Rev. Jerry Don Cheshire officiating. The family received friends at Abell Funeral Home Wednesday morning from 9:30 am until 10:45 am. Services were under the direction of Abell Funeral Home of Abernathy, TX.

Mrs. Faulkenberry died Sunday, December 23, 2007, in Lubbock, TX.

She was born on April 20, 1920 and married John Cecil Faulkenberry March 15, 1944 in Visalia, CA. He preceded her in death May 28, 2004. She was raised in Abernathy and they moved their family to Denver City, TX in 1952 and to Seagraves, TX in 1953 where they lived until returning to Abernathy in 1984. She was very involved in the PTA when her children were younger. She was a member of the Abernathy First United Methodist Church.

She is survived by a son, Johny "Bo" Faulkenberry and his wife June of Flint, TX, a daughter, Cynie Hopkins and her husband Leland of Chilicothe, TX, 5 grandchildren, Ryan and Clay Faulkenberry, D'Aun Pakulak, Leah Bradley and Christy Tabor, 12 great grandchildren and a sister, Burnie Hardin of Abernathy, TX.

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