Alta F. Faries, 91, of Katy passed away Sunday, Dec. 2, in Houston. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, at Claybar Funeral Home Chapel in Orange. Born in Ennis, on Sept. 16, 1921, Alta was the daughter of George Franklin Lummus and Eula Emogene (Grissom) Lummus.

She was a devout Christian, a loving mother and counselor. Alta also enjoyed spending time with her family and fishing.

Alta is survived by her daughter, Sharon Konior and husband, John of Trinity; sons, Dr. Paul Faries and wife, Sandra of Beaumont, Gary Faries and wife, Diana of Houston; and daughter, Hildy Shanks and husband, Scott of Katy.

She is also survived by her grandchildren, Laura Mayberry and husband, Aaron, Michael Faries, Sean Faries, Emily Shanks, Davis Shanks, Lisa Scheffler and husband, Steve; and great-grandchildren, Elena, Kiki and Samuel.