She was a native of Rabun County and the daughter of the late Fredrick and Icie Blalock Thompson. Faye spent 22 years as a weaver at the Hambidge Center for Creative Arts and Sciences and had exhibitions displayed at the Smithsonian Institution. After her marriage, she spent the rest of her life as a dedicated, full-time wife and mother. Faye enjoyed gardening, canning and taking care of her home. She was a member of the Shooting Creek Church of God in Hayesville.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by: her husband, R.C. “Stump” Moore; a daughter, Lou Jean Cullpepper; a brother, Harold Thompson; and four sisters, Ruth T. Darnell, Blanch T. Lovell, Cordella T. Cannon and Etrulia T. Hooper.
She is survived by: four sons, Daryl Moore, Dwight Moore and Tommy Moore and wife Pat, all of Hayesville and Bobby Moore and wife Terry of Jasper; and 11 grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Monday at the Townson-Rose Funeral Home Chapel in Hayesville with the Revs. Ben Summit and Rob Sizemore officiating. Special music was provided by Becky Swanson and Mike Garrett. Burial followed in Bethel Cemetery. Pallbearers were Chuck Moore, Bruce Moore, Steven Moore, Fredrick Hooper, Blake Brook and Preston Cabe. Honorary pallbearers were Monroe Davenport and Clay Joppie.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in memory of Faye Thompson Moore to the Bethel Cemetery Fund.
Townson-Rose Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. An online guestbook is available at www.townson-rose.com.