Faustine Elizabeth Bargsley, 92, of Crane, passed away on Sunday, September 30, 2012 at the Crane Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
Services will be held at 11am on Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at the Shaffer-Nichols Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Tommy Parker officiating. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Shaffer-Nichols Funeral Home of Crane.
Faustine was born on January 29, 1920 in Corsicana, Texas. She married Madison Frank "M.F." Bargsley Sr. on November 17, 1938 in Ranger, Texas. She was a homemaker; however she worked briefly for the Mary Miller Nursing Home in Crane in 1972. She was a longtime resident of Crane, living here since 1948. She was a member of the Tabernacle Baptist Church. She enjoyed many hobbies such as oil and watercolor paintings, doll collecting and doll making, making handmade quilts, crocheting, writing poetry, and gardening.
Faustine was preceded in death by her husband, Madison Frank Bargsley Sr. in 1972; her son-in-law, Gene R. Osborn in 1998; a great granddaughter, Jessica Hurst in 2005; a son, Madison Frank "Butch" Bargsley Jr. in 2003; and a daughter, Cora Ann Osborn in 2007; as well as two brothers, G.E. Whitehead Jr. and Robert A. Whitehead.
She is survived by her daughter, Sibyl Tarpley and her husband Lenwood of Crane; her son, Kim Douglas Bargsley of Reklaw, TX; 12 grandchildren; and numerous great and great-great grandchildren. Faustine is also survived by a brother-in-law, Coy Bargsley and his wife Fay of Eastland; and a sister-in-law, Ruby Lee Leonard and her husband, Gill of Abilene, Texas.