Fawn Pete Follis

Fawn Pete Follis

Fawn Pete Follis, 85, of Ware, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022, peacefully surrounded by his family. 

He was born on Dec. 12, 1936, in Ware, the son of Coastal Lincoln and Lucile Marie Morneweg Follis. 

He married Carolyn Wilson of June 20, 1959, in Harrisburg.

He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Follis of Ware; two daughters, Cara Follis of Jonesboro and Amy (Stuart) Rendleman of Anna; grandchildren Matthew (Ashley) Follis of Jonesboro, Grace (Logan) Rich of Jonesboro and Keri Rendleman (Jayden Moore) of Anna; great-grandchildren Mallory and Adalyn Follis; a brother, Dale (Joan) Follis of Marion; a sister-in-law, Eleanor Keller of Anna; other relatives and many friends. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; and by twin granddaughters Baylee and Sibyl Rendleman.

His family expresses their love and gratitude to Sandy McWhorter, who has been a caregiver and family for the last several years. 

He was a graduate of Anna-Jonesboro Community High School in the Class of 1954. He was a lifelong member of the Ware United Methodist Church. He served as a trustee and served as board member for the Union County Farm Bureau in earlier years. He enjoyed spending time outdoors and just being on the farm. 

Graveside funeral services were at noon Monday, Nov. 21, at the Anna Cemetery, with Pastor Sandy Estes officiating. Interment immediately followed. 

Memorials can be made to the Ware United Methodist Church. To view the obituary and to leave online condolences for the family, visit www.rendlemanhilemanfh.com. 

Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro was in charge of arrangements.

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