WASHINGTON, Mo. -- Faye Farmer, 76, formerly of Charleston, died at 6:30 a.m. Oct. 6, 2006, at the St. John's Mercy Medical Center in Creve Coeur.
Born July 29, 1930, at Canalou, daughter of the late Roy and Ofie Evans Johnson, she had lived most of her life in Charleston where she was a member of the First Baptist Church and retired as an operator for Southwestern Bell Telephone Company in 1985. A few years ago, she and her husband moved to be near their children and grandchildren in Washington where she became a member of the Faith Baptist Church.
On Nov. 30, 1956, she married Jack Albert Farmer who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: two daughters and sons-in-law, Loraine and Tom Hale and Jackie and Steve Unnerstall of Washington; one brother, Gale Johnson of Canalou; one sister, Elnora Adams of Memphis, Tenn.; and six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by three brothers, Kenneth Johnson, Gay Johnson and Jerry Johnson.
Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. today at the McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston where services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Monday with the Rev. Gerald Collier of Ironton officiating.
Burial will follow in the IOOF Cemetery near Charleston.
Pallbearers will be: Ben Whitehead, Bob Whitehead, John Whitehead, Jim Whitehead, Blair Moran and Jeff Stack.
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may be made to:
Faith Baptist Church
7345 Highway KK
Washington, MO 63090