Obituary – Era Mae Gaines Faust

Published 3:42 pm Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Era Mae Gaines Faust, 86, died Monday, May 13, 2019, at Legacy Assisted Living in Memphis, Tennessee. The funeral service will be held Friday, May 17, 2019, at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of Waller Funeral Home with Rev. David Ard officiating. Burial will follow in Christian Rest Cemetery in Oxford, Mississippi. The visitation will be held prior to the service at the funeral home from1 p.m. until service time.

 Born in Lafayette County, Mississippi, to the late William Lenard and Adah Mae Stone Gaines, Mrs. Faust was a member of Everett Memorial United Methodist Church in Memphis. She retired from working as a Sales Clerk at Three Sisters and Goldsmiths in Memphis. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Faust; a daughter, Wanda Sue Faust Lanier, and a brother, J. C. Gaines. She is survived by her brother, Bobby Gaines, of Olive Branch, Mississippi.

 Memorial contributions in Mrs. Faust’s memory may be made to Dream Factory, 3965 Muirfield Dr., Memphis, TN 38125. For further information or to leave an online condolence, please call 662.234.7971 or visit

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