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Vera Mae Faught, 86, of Vincennes, passed away at the home of her daughter in Washington on Feb. 24, 2018.
Vera had worked as a bookkeeper in the Knox County Auditor's office, and had also worked as a secretary at Washington Elementary School. A teacher at heart, she had taught Sunday school at the Wheatland Christian Church for over 50 years, and was a longtime member of the church. She had been a part of the lives of many children, and was known as grandma to them. A proud graduate of Fritchton High School, Vera was also a member of the Travelers Protective Association.
Born Jan. 24, 1932, in Knox County, Indiana, she was the daughter of Samuel E. and Frances Anna (Williams) Hatton. Her parents and her husband of 47 years, Merlin G. Faught, who passed away June 15, 2000, preceded her.
Surviving is her daughter, Marcia McClure and her husband Michael of Washington; her sisters, Rachel Hughes of Carlisle, and Wanda Carota and her husband Mike of Huntingburg; her brother, Herman Hatton and his wife Sondra of Fritchton; her grandchildren, Mary Anna Arney and her husband Stefen, and Matthew McClure; her great-granddaughter, Ariah Ray Arney; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may visit with Vera's family from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at Goodwin Funeral Home. The funeral will be Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Donations may be made to the Wheatland Christian Church. Online condolences may be sent to the family through goodwinfamilyfh.com.
Published on February 26, 2018
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