Faye Deen Carlson, age 86, of Roswell, formerly of Mena, died Saturday, January 16, 2016 in Alpharetta. She was born on Saturday, June 22, 1929 to Archie and Ona Barron in Mena, Arkansas.
Faye Deen went to Acorn school and graduated from Acorn High School in 1947, then started her working career as a Southwestern Bell telephone switchboard operator. When she started her family, she was a “stay at home” mom who was very involved in her children’s school activities. Between PTA, sports, piano lessons and her church, she stayed very busy. As her children got older and left for college, she worked part-time outside the home. Faye Deen loved to travel. Between family vacations and bus tours, she met her goal of visiting all 50 states and most of the Canadian provinces. She also visited several countries in Central and South America either on vacations or mission trips. Faye Deen also loved to garden. Faye Deen move from Mena, Arkansas to Roswell, Georgia, in November of 2012. Faye Deen was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and will be missed by all who knew her.
She is survived by, husband, Les Carlson of Roswell; two daughters, Janice Quinsaat of Fountain Hills and Judy Bell of Roswell; her son, Ron Bell and his wife Emily Bell of Johns Creek; one grandson, Javen Quinsaat of Fountain Hills; her brother, Archie Barron and his wife Sally Barron of Longview; her niece, Cindy Barron Castillo and husband Joel and their daughter Lucy, in Longview; and a host of other relatives and friends.
She is preceded in death by her parents; and her daughter, Sue Bell.
Funeral services will be Saturday, January 23, 2016 at 10:00 A.M at the Bowser Family Funeral Home Chapel in Mena with Brother Wally Beckman officiating. Interment will follow in the Pinecrest Cemetery.