is important to Faye
was the oldest of four children
mother died and my father was unable to take care of us. I was
at the time. Raised by various aunts & uncles, I learned a
as a child in Sunflower, Mississippi. Belonging to the 4-H Club
me the necessary skills and the leadership training to lay the
for my accomplishments throughout my life. Values like community,
opportunity, personal responsibility and honesty literally shaped my
in that little Mississippi Delta town. And with those same values
in mind, Jim and I raised our own family here in Tampa."
|"I'm proud to say that
Tampa has been
my home for more than 40 years. My husband, Jim, and I will
our 44th wedding anniversary in December of 2010. During our years in
we have been blessed with two sons, Jim, Jr. and David—both of whom
from Hillsborough County public schools."