Lee, Helen "Faye" Loving wife, mother, daughter, sister, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend, passed away January 10, 2017. She was born in Denver, Colorado on May 24, 1922. She was the daughter of Lyle and Mae Carson. They lived in Wichita for a time later moving to San Diego, California, where Faye met and married Wilfred A. Lee. They operated landscape businesses in California and New Mexico. After retirement, they moved to Liberal, Kansas, and later to Wichita to be near family. Will and Faye shared 65 years of happy marriage. Faye was a member of Chapel Hill United Methodist Church. She always maintained a heart for God, supporting many missionary ministries. She had a spunky personality, loved her Christian faith, family and football. She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; brother, Eugene Carson; sister-in-law, Frances Kearns; and daughter, Lorane Lee. Survivors include a daughter, Lynda Thurow and husband, Carl of Wichita; granddaughters, Tonnie Martinez and husband, Dave, Tracy Flake and husband, Alex; great-grandchildren, Griffin Hamblin of Manhattan, Kansas, Teagan Hamblin of Portland, Oregon, Abby Hamblin of San Diego, California, Riley and Carly Flake of Wichita; sister-in-law, Sue Carson; two nephews; and three nieces. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, January 12, 2017, at Lakeview Funeral Home, 12100 E. 13th St. N., Wichita. A private service for family will be held at Lakeview Funeral Home. Any donations can be made to Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice or Chapel Hill United Methodist Church.
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