Faye Tinsley Morgan, age 89, passed on to her heavenly home to be with the Lord on Friday, June 25, 2021.
Faye was born December 3, 1931 in Bowling Green, Kentucky to O.B. and Hattie Mae Tinsley. She moved to Indianapolis in 1942 and attended Shortridge High School. Faye married her true love, Sam H. Morgan, on December 24, 1947.
Faye lived in Nashville, Tennessee from 1958 to 1964. She had an amazing and colorful history in Nashville working in country music promotion. Faye became friends with many of the great country music artists of all time including Loretta Lynn, Patsy Cline, Dottie West, Buck Owens, Hawkshaw Hawkins, Marty Robbins, Clyde Beavers and many others in the country music business. Loretta Lynn thanked Faye in both of her autobiographies for helping her in the 3 months she lived with Faye and Sam when she and her husband Doo first came to Nashville.
Faye was a Colonel in the Honorable Order Of Kentucky Colonels and also a member of the Mayflower Society as a direct descendant of William Brewster. She enjoyed her "Golden Girls" adventures with her sisters and loved spending time with them over the years. Faye was an avid Indiana Pacers basketball fan and also enjoyed watching Indianapolis Colts football games.
Faye was preceded in death by her husband Sam, her parents O.B. and Hattie Mae Tinsley, brother Donald Wayne Tinsley, brother Guy Neal Tinsley, sister Sharon Kay Tinsley, sister Helen Jamieson, and sister Oatey Adkins.
Faye is survived by her 3 sons: David (Nancy) Morgan of Anderson, Indiana, Michael Morgan of Indianapolis, Indiana, Kevin Morgan of Indianapolis, Indiana; daughter Paula (Pete) Nauyokas of Greenwood, Indiana; sister Wanda Richmann of Greenwood, Indiana; and brother-in-law David Adkins of Indianapolis, Indiana. She is also survived by 12 grandchildren, several great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren, multiple nieces and nephews
Visitation will be held on Thursday, July 1, 2021 from 5pm - 8pm with funeral service beginning at 8pm. Faye will be laid to rest at Brownsburg Cemetery on Friday, July 2, 2021 at 10am.