Sandra “Faye Davis” Marlin gained her wings on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020 in Humble with family and dear friends at her side. She was born July 5, 1955 to Ossie B and Katie Mae Davis, in Houston. Sandra Faye attended grade school at historic T.L. Pink School, and she graduated in 1974 from El Campo High School as a Fighting Ricebird. Piano lessons gave her a foundation in music that led a tiny little Faye onto piano bench where she served many churches in the Spanish Camp and surrounding areas. While in high school she earned her cosmetology license following in the footsteps of her mother Katie Mae Davis. During the 1980s and 90s she outfitted hundreds if not thousands with the famous Jehri and Leisure Curls.
Sandra married Charles Marlin in August 1977. She began working in healthcare administration after she stopped working as a hairstylist for many years, while only still providing her hair care services to her babies. After a thriving career in healthcare administration where she gained several lifelong friendships, she retired in 2014. In 2015, she opened a joint effort in home childcare business with her daughter Robbin Marlin where she molded and nurtured tiny scholars.
She leaves to cherish her memory her children: Reginald Davis, Robbin Marlin (Maurice) and Rosalyn (Rená) Wilson (Thomas), Caryle Marlin, Harold Marlin and Helen Marlin; God daughter: Tanika Watson;Grandchildren: Clairese Marlin, Christopher Marlin, Klevon Jackson, Christopher C. Marlin, Derrick Marlin, Cydnea Howard, Anaiya Jackson, Keauntre Pennie, Jared Holley, Jalen Watson, Iraneshya Roberts, Kaedyn-Rose Davis, Madison Davis, Christian Chatman, Olivia Davis; Sisters: Debra Thompson and Audrey Green (Percy); Brother: Bryant Matthews; Aunts/Uncle: Geraldine Sanford, Dorothy Brown and Frank Washington.
Sandra Faye’s Celebration of Life will be on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2 p.m. at Camp Zion Rising Star Baptist Church. 6400 FM 1161 Wharton, 77488. The Rev. A.J. Jones, officiating interment: Camp Zion Cemetery. Visitation: was Friday, Jan. 31, 1-6 p.m. at Gooden Hatton Funeral Home.