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Ethel Faye Hamilton

April 12, 1942 ~ January 24, 2022 (age 79)

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     On April 12, 12, 1942 ETHEL (FAYE)  was born to John D. Self and Rosetta Self in Texarkana, Texas.  She graduated from Paul Lawrence Dunbar High School - Class of 1960.

 

     She would later relocate to Austin, TX where she began working at Ebenezer Baptist Church Child Development Center, followed by Seton, St. David’s, Shoal Creek and Brackenridge Hospitals.  Faye loved collecting antiques, figurines, and miniature China.  Also, she had a fondness for kittens, fine fashion garments, shoes, home décor; and, working in healthcare learning about medicine, healthy dieting, and exercise.

 

     She retired from the City of Austin, in 2004. During her retirement, she found joy in taking yoga and tai chi classes. She was preceded in death by her parents, sister Addrena McCullar, and former husband James E. Hamilton.

 

     Faye is survived by her sons, Darryl, Darwin, grandson Darryl, and great-grandson Damari; sister, Georgene, and her husband James Wilson.  Also, many nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives, and friends.

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Services

Lying-in-State
Monday
January 31, 2022

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Phillips-Upshaw & Richard Funeral Home
1410 E 12th Street
Austin, Texas 78702

Funeral
Monday
January 31, 2022

12:00 PM
Phillips-Upshaw & Richard Funeral Home
1410 E 12th Street
Austin, Texas 78702

Burial
Monday
January 31, 2022

1:00 PM
Evergreen Cemetery
3304 E 12th Street
Austin, TX 78721

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