ALBANY -- Frances Mozelle Faircloth, 75, of Albany, GA, died Sunday, February 24, 2013 at Evergreen Assisted Living Center. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11:00 AM at First Free Will Baptist Church. Rev. Billy Hanna will officiate. Interment will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery.

A native of Miami, FL, Mrs. Faircloth was born to the late William Anthony and Cora Haxby Sinclair. She moved to Albany, GA in 1952 and graduated from Albany High School in 1955. She owned and operated Country Air Child Care and Kindergarten for twenty two years, served as Child Care Director for the YMCA for nine years and retired from Christian Wee Care in Camilla, GA. Mrs. Faircloth was a member of First Freewill Baptist Church and the Discipleship Sunday School Class.

Survivors include two daughters, Donna Faircloth Hayes and her husband, David and Lissa Faircloth Rowe and her husband, Greg all of Albany, GA, a sister, Toni Friedman and her husband, Yona of Israel, four grandchildren, Stacy Hayes Shiver and her husband, Dusty of Baconton, GA, Matthew Hayes and his wife, Allison of San Antonio, TX, Melissa Rowe Bickerstaff and her husband, Caine and Christopher Rowe all of Albany, GA and four great-grandchildren, Morgan Shiver, Mattie Shiver, Landon Hayes and Bowen Bickerstaff.

The family is at the residence of Donna and David Hayes, 2707 West Doublegate Drive, Albany, GA, 31721.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM at Mathews Funeral Home.

Those desiring may make contributions to Evergreen Assisted Living Center, 2823 Gillionville Road, Albany, GA 31721 or to First Free Will Baptist Church, 420 N. Westover Blvd., Albany, GA 31707.

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