Sarah Elizabeth Hamner Faucett.


October 10, 1911  
May 2, 2005


TUSCALOOSA | Sarah Elizabeth Hamner Faucett who died May 2, 2005, has been a resident of Tuscaloosa County for all of her life. She was educated in the public schools of Tuscaloosa County and received her BA and MA degrees from the University of Alabama. She began teaching English at Brookwood High School and then for more than 30 years at Tuscaloosa County High School. Some of her vacations were trips to Europe and numerous parts of the United States.


She belongs to many organizations, among which are NEA and AEA and NSDAR, Colonial Dames, Dames Court of Honor, Daughters of the Pilgrims, Daughters of American Colonies, Amelia Gayle Gorgas Chapter of the Confederacy, and many others.


She has three children - Omar Truett Faucett, Jr. and Kathy Mills Faucett of Jasper, Thomas Hamner Faucett and Millie McNeil Faucett of Virginia, and Sarah Elizabeth (Sally) Faucett Cobb and William Allen Cobb of Birmingham. She has eight grandchildren - Karen and Alex Hetherington, Laura and Russ Shaver, Tom and Kathy Faucett, Katherine and Jud Stanford, Sara Anne Faucett, Bill and Hannah Cobb, Joseph Cobb, and Tommy Cobb. She has five great-grandchildren - Sarah Elizabeth Hetherington, and triplets - Tom, Matt, and Will Hetherington, and Elizabeth Greer Cobb. Her sister Mrs. George Hinton survives her. Others close to her are her sister-in-law, Mrs. Ellie Hamner, many nieces and nephews, Reverend and Mrs. Jessie Miller (Susie Washington), all of her students and co-teachers, and the deacons and members of Northport Baptist Church.


Her husband, Omar Truett Faucett, died in 1979 after serving in World War II in the Pacific Theatre. She has lived in her home in Northport all these years and she has enjoyed attending the meetings of the various organizations and her children and grandchildren. She is a member of the Northport Baptist Church, having joined when 12 years old and has served in various capacities in church organizations throughout her life.


Graveside services will be 3:30 p.m. Thursday at Williamson Cemetery with Sunset Funeral Home, a Dignity Memorial Provider, directing. The family would like to express their appreciation to her doctors and the personnel of the Acute Cardiac Care Unit of DCH Hospital.


Published in Tuscaloosa News May 4, 2005






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