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Faye Stephens Tavel

Faye Stephens Tavel
  • January 8, 1937 - February 19, 2017
  • Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
  • In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to:
  • Trinity United Methodist Church, "Community Meal Fund"
    273 Meeting Street
    Charleston, SC 29401

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“So very sorry for your loss, she was one of the sweetest people that I had met. She will be missed. ”
1 of 11 | Posted by: Carl (Bubba) Aldridge Jr - SC

“Alan and Ed, I am so sorry to hear about your mother. She was a very sweet lady. I will keep your family in my prayers. ”
2 of 11 | Posted by: Susan Ballard Meadows - Hanahan, SC

“So sorry I couldn't be with you today. Have been exposed to the flu. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Much love ”
3 of 11 | Posted by: Cindy Sires - Yonges Island, SC

“Alan and Ed - I am so sorry for your loss - Your mother was a very inspiring woman that touched many lives - God Bless you and your families. ”
4 of 11 | Posted by: Kathy Madden Ballam - Awendaw, SC

“Alan and Ed - I am so sorry for your loss - She was an amazing woman that inspired many - God Bless you and your families ”
5 of 11 | Posted by: Kathy Madden Ballam - Awendaw, SC

“I enjoyed knowing your Mom and seeing her weekly at Trinity United Methodist Church. She was always so sweet and loving. God Bless in this...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Reed McMasters - Charleston, SC

“our deepest sympathy to you all in your loss. Faye was a dear friend and a special lady and we will miss her very much. Patty and Don Damewood ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: Don & Pattye5u Damewood - SC

“we were blessed to have faye as a member of our extended family, and to have known her for so long. she was such a lovely, sweet woman and her...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: susan bounds - Family Friend

“Faye was my first cousin and a strong family member. I have fond memories of our childhood days growing up and sharing time together. She leaves a...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Bonnie Sorensen Sorensen - SC

“Ms. Faye was a very special person. She was always smiling anytime you saw her. She will most certainly be missed. May God be with her family during...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Tiffany Keller - Moncks Corner, SC

“Alan and Ed, I have never met a more kind hearted person than your mom. God Bless. ”
11 of 11 | Posted by: Denny Rebber


Faye Stephens Tavel, 80, of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, wife of the late Edward Marion Tavel died Sunday, February 19, 2017. Her Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at the graveside in Mt. Pleasant Memorial Gardens, 1308 Mathis Ferry Road at 4:00 p.m. Arrangements by J. HENRY STUHR, INC. MOUNT PLEASANT CHAPEL.
Faye was born January 8, 1937 in Florence, South Carolina, the daughter of the late Wilford Stephens and Allie Fore Stephens. A loving mother and grandmother, she will be greatly missed by her two sons, Dr. Edward Marion Tavel, Jr (Madeline) of Mount Pleasant, SC and Alan Stephens Tavel (Beth) of Awendaw, SC; four grandsons, Edward Marion Tavel, III, Marshall Tavel, Alan Stephens Tavel, Jr and Andrew Tavel; and her sister, Anne Stember of Florida.
Faye had fond memories of growing up in the Park Circle area. She and her husband later moved to Mount Pleasant where they raised their family and lived the remainder of their lives. She enjoyed being outside, walking and gardening, and spending time with her grandchildren. She regularly attended their school and sports activities and was always their biggest fan.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorials be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, "Community Meal Fund", 273 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29401.