Merced Sun Star, Merced, CA., Aug. 20, 1958, page 13
 
Obituaries
 
 James M. Faris
 
 El Nido - Private funeral services will be held at Ivers and Alcorn Funeral Home for James Melville Faris, 81, a retired farmer and resident of El Nido for five years. He died early today at Merced County General Hospital.
 
 A member of the Central Presbyterian Church in Merced, Mr. Faris lived all his life in Evans, Colo., before moving to California five years ago.
 
 He leaves his wife, Esther; a daughter, Mrs. Elizabeth Stoops, both of El Nido; two sisters, Mrs. Bell Finley of La Salle, Colo., and Mrs. Jennie Edgar of Santa Ana, Calif., and a granddaughter.
 
 The family asks friends to contribute to the Heart Fund in Mr. Faris memory.

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