Mrs. Faye DeLoach Brewer

Mrs. Faye DeLoach Brewer of Ailey died April 19 at Vidalia Community Hospice after a short illness.
Mrs. Brewer, a native of Rochelle, is preceded in death by her father, Hugh Dorsey DeLoach of Macon; mother, Lillian Smith DeLoach of Macon; husband, John Robert Brewer of Ailey; daughter, Celia JoAnn Brewer of Atlanta; and brothers, Joe and Harry DeLoach of Macon.
She is survived by her brother, Frank DeLoach of Macon; sister, Sandra DeLoach of Monterey, Calif.; sister and brother-in-law, Linda D. and Wayne Robertson of Gray; five nieces; three nephews; a grandson; guardian son, Azatjon B. Nasretdinov and daughter-in-law, Sitora S. Nasretdinov of Bukhara, Uzbekistan.
Mrs. Brewer graduated from Boston High School in 1955; graduated from Tift College in 1959 with a B.A. in History and Religion; attended Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY; completed a summer fellowship program in Economics at the University of North Carolina; received her Master of Education degree and Education Specialist degree from Georgia Southern University. She graduated from high school with 13 other classmates and received a full scholarship to Tift College. She attended the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. She was named STAR Teacher six times, named 15 times in “Who’s Who” by students, and published in the Illinois Schools Journal by Chicago State University, College of Education in 1992; “Faye D. Brewer Excellence in Teaching” award was created and awarded to her in 1999 and continues to be awarded to teachers in her honor; upon retirement, Mount Vernon City Council sponsored by the County Educators named the street leading from Montgomery County High School to Brewton-Parker College the Faye D. Brewer Street.
Her career in education began as a substitute teacher in Boyle County, KY, in 1960. She began teaching full-time at Jeff Davis County Middle School in 1963. She was an adjunct professor at Brewton-Parker College from 1989-1999. She held the longest tenure (1964 – 2007) in the history of the Montgomery County School System as a high school teacher.
She was a member of the Georgia Association of Educators; National Council of Social Studies; Georgia Council of Social Studies; Delta Kappa Gamma; Ailey Garden Club; American Association of University Women; Georgia Historical Association; Professional Association of Georgia Educators; Baptist Faith 1946 – 1989; United with the Methodist Faith 1989; and served in leadership roles in Vacation Bible School, Girls Auxiliary, Young Women Auxiliary, Women’s Missionary Union, Sunday school, church pianist and organist.
A memorial was held April 22 in Saliba Chapel at Brewton-Parker College.

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