Maude Elaine Faulkner

Maude Elaine Faulkner (Smith)

Wednesday, June 27, 1917 - Friday, October 16, 2020
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Maude Elaine (Smith) Faulkner, born on June 27, 1917 at the home of her maternal grandparents, Lucy Best & John Frances Stewart near Leesville, passed away on October 16, 2020 in Nixon, Texas. Her parents, Alice Mae Stewart and Richard Stanfield Smith, resided in the community of School Land in Gonzales County. Elaine spent her childhood school days at the three-room School Land school. After graduating from the 10th grade, she attended Nixon High School and finished the 11th grade in 1934. In 1935, she was employed at the San Antonio State Hospital. It was there she met Allen Walker Faulkner on a blind date. They were married September 4, 1937. They were blessed with their 4 children, Alice Faye, Richard Allen, Bobby Eugene, and Gary Lee Faulkner. They enjoyed 54 years of life together. Allen passed away April 29, 1991. Elaine is preceded in death by her parents, husband, daughter, Alice Faye Dunn, and grandson James Dunn; sister, Marie Woodall and her husband Elton; sister, Gladys Wagner and her husband Jimmie, and brother-in-law Joe Mangum. She is survived by her sons, Richard Faulkner and wife Kathleen, Bobby Faulkner and wife Susan, Gary Lee Faulkner and wife Rita; son-in-law, Jack Dunn; 10 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, and 12 great-great-grandchildren, plus 1 on the way; brother-in-law, Joe Faulkner of Ohio; sister-in-law, Frances Pate of Marble Falls, and sister-in-law, Jimmie Mangum of Crosby; as well as a host of friends, nieces and nephews. She was a longtime member of the First Baptist Church of Nixon. She spent her final years at Seguin Assisted Living playing bingo and dominoes every day until the pandemic hit in March 2020. A visitation with family and friends will be held at Finch Funeral Chapel, Nixon, Texas from 1:00-2:00 pm, October 17, 2020.

Sunday, October 18, 2020
2:00 pm
Finch Funeral Chapel
Nixon, Texas

Interment will take place at Nixon Cemetery immediately following the funeral service. Pastor’s Rhonda Troll and Joe Mangum, Jr. will be officiants of the service. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to Nixon Cemetery Association.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Sunday, October 18, 2020 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Sunday, October 18, 2020 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Finch Funeral Chapel - Nixon
    308 East Third Street
    Nixon, Texas
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    All attendees will be required to wear face covering.
  • Service

    Sunday, October 18, 2020 | 2:00pm
    Sunday, October 18, 2020 2:00pm
    Finch Funeral Chapel - Nixon
    308 East Third Street
    Nixon, Texas
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    All attendees will be required to wear face covering.
    Pastor Rhonda Troll
    Joe Mangum, Jr.
  • Interment

    Sunday, October 18, 2020 | 3:00pm
    Sunday, October 18, 2020 3:00pm
    Nixon Cemetery
    1396 County Road 174
    Nixon, Texas 78140
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email


Donations are being accepted for: Nixon Cemetery Association.


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In loving memory, Valerie, Rusty, Hannah and Erin

Posted at 03:20pm
"Mamaw showed us unconditional love and inclusion into her family. We are so thankful for her life lived and to be a part of her family."

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Bonnie Kruger

Posted at 11:18pm
Elaine was a very sweet person. I had the pleasure of meeting her through Jack and Alice working for them at the pharmacy in LaVernia. She was kind and a lovely women. I am sorry for your lost. May the Lord give you all strength during this time.
Bonnie Cervenka Kruger

Jim & Beverly Giacoletti

Posted at 10:55pm
We are so sorry for you and your family's loss. Elaine lived a long wonderful life with lots of great family's memories you will always remember. Elaine was one of the most kindest, loving Lady we had the honor to know. We will always remember her beautiful smile. Praying God brings you His strength, Peace and Love. Rest In Peace! ❤️

Rodger and Judy Canion

Posted at 09:53pm
We are so sorry to hear of Mrs. Faulkner’s passing. Please know you have our thoughts and prayers during this time of sorrow. Such a nice lady who had a wonderful life.

Beverly Millington

Posted at 08:08pm
Our deepest sympathy. Elaine was such a wonderful lady. Loving, kind, and so full of life. We enjoyed the times we spent with her. She will truly be missed. Mike, Beverly and family. Maurine Henry.

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