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Nellie “Faye” Colwell

Nellie “Faye” Colwell

Nellie “Faye” Colwell, age 95, of Camdenton,
Missouri passed away January 18, 2010at Windsor Estates Care Center in
Camdenton, Missouri.

She was born February 4, 1914 in Downing, Missouri a
daughter to Andrew Martin and Julia (Roseborugh)

Surviving is one daughter, Shirley Thorn and husband Gene
Thorn of Camdenton, Missouri; three
grandchildren, Mark Thorn and wife Patsy of Lebanon, Missouri, Julie Paden of
Holt Summit, Missouri, and Martina Lewis and husband Buzz of Keaau, Hawaii, four great-grandchildren , Jessica
Renner, Travis Shaffer, Joshua Shaffer and Katie Paden, and one great-great
granddaughter, Ryleigh Renner.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dallas Colwell
on September, 29, 1989, two sisters Lela June Martin (infant), and Anna Mae
Martin, and two infant sons, John Carter Colwell
and Edward Andrew Colwell.

Faye graduated from the Burlington Beauty Academy in
Burlington, Iowa on July 10, 1964. For twenty three years she had a successful hair salon in Alexandria, Missouri. Upon retiring, Faye
and Dallas moved to the Ozarks, to be near their daughter and family


Faye had many hobbies, she was known as “Pepper Martin” when she pitched softball. She also
loved to dance, including the Charleston . Shopping, however, was her main
love. She enjoyed shopping, especially at Wal-Mart,
for herself and others .

The family would like to thank the staff at Windsor
Estates Care Center for their caring spirit for Faye during her stay.

Visitation will be Friday 5-7 p.m.  January 22, 2010 at Hedges Scott Funeral Home
in Camdenton, Missouri. Grave side services will be held at a later date at the
Sand Cemetery in St. Francisville, Missouri.

Condolences may be forwarded to
the family at

Arrangements have been placed
under the care of Hedges-Scott Funeral Home, Camdenton, Missouri.