Daisy Grace Fairbanks, 79, of Cleveland, passed away on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019, in a local healthcare facility.
She was born April 6, 1940, to the late James and Lelen Helton. She was also preceded in death by her husband, “Buddy” Fairbanks; her son, Douglas Pike; grandson, Brent Beshears; her brothers: Billy, Paul, Wayne, Larry, Dallas and Gary Helton; and sisters: Marie Ownby and Betty Mikel.
She was very active in her church, often singing solos. She loved to garden and she was an avid NASCAR fan.
She is survived by her daughters: Debora Waters and her fiancé, Keith Sheppard, Donna Martinez and her husband, Juan, and Kathy Johnson; her grandchildren: Brittany, Kayla, Shaun, Lisa, Karina, Sissy, Chris, Amber and Jamie; her great-grandkids: Ashleigh, Zaydon, Crimson, Keiji, Takai, Kole, Kevin, Blake, Madison, Abigale, JJ, Chloe, Kalixta, Caden, Nate, Abigail, River, Chassidty, Landon, Hayleigh, Jake, Lilly, Braxton, Alicia and Breanna; her brother, Douglas Helton; her sister, Delilah Deanie Richardson; along with several nieces and nephews.
A Remembrance of Life service will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019, at Jim Rush Funeral and Cremation Services, Wildwood Avenue Chapel, with the Rev. Don Harris officiating.
The interment will follow at Lebanon Baptist Church Cemetery, with Gene Ownby, Greg Mikel, Harry Richardson, John Fairbanks, Matt Carroll and Tooter Power serving as casket bearers.
The family will receive friends today, from 5 until 8 p.m., at the funeral home.
We encourage you to share your memories and condolences with the family by going to www.jimrushfuneralhomes.com.
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