Faye Kiser Perkins, 99, of Hickory passed away, Friday August 9, 2019 at Trinity Village in Hickory.
Mrs. Perkins was born May 30, 1920 in Gaston County, N.C. to the late Isaac Kiser and Lilly Dellinger Kiser. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Cecil J. Perkins and was the last of seven siblings.
She grew up in Vale, N.C., was an avid reader, enjoyed gardening, bridge, cooking, and teaching Sunday school, but mostly, she cherished her family and friends dearly.
Those left to cherish her memory are her son, Russ Perkins and wife Katie of Hickory, her daughter, Jane Perkins and husband John Rubin of Chapel Hill, N.C., grandchildren; Betsy Oxenfeld and husband John of Charlotte, N.C., J. Davis Perkins and fiancé Callie Gettys of Greenville, S.C., Ellie Rubin and fiancé Eddie Guidice of Raleigh, N.C., and Cea Rubin and partner Luke White of Asheville, N.C.
A celebration of life service will be held at 3:00 PM on Sunday, August 11, 2019 at Northminster Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Merri Alexander officiating. The family will receive friends in the fellowship hall from 2:00 - 3:00 prior.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in her honor to Carolina Caring, 3975 Robinson Rd., Hickory, N.C. 28658 or c/o the Dupille Fund at Northminster Presbyterian Church, 3730 N. Center St., Hickory, N.C. 28601.
Bass-Smith Funeral Home & Crematory in Hickory is serving the family of Mrs. Perkins.