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Betty Jo Farrar (03-24-2015)
Photo of Betty Jo FarrarFuneral services for Betty
Jo Farrar, 76, of Farmerville,
were held at 2 p.m. on Saturday,
March 21, 2015, at Farrar
Funeral Home in Farmerville
officiated by Bro. Connie
Ward. Interment followed
at Zion Hill Cemetery in
Farmerville.
Mrs. Betty Farrar was
born in Smackover on July
31, 1938, and went to rest with
the angels on March 18, 2015.
She owned and operated Farrar’s
Grocery in Spearsville
for over 35 years. During
this time, she became a wellknown
and vital part of the
community. Mrs. Farrar was a faithful Christian and member
of Zion Hill Baptist Church. She approached life with kindness
and generosity. Her honest and caring attitude extended
to everyone she met. She opened her heart to all with kind
words and a sincere interest in their well being. Mrs. Farrar’s
loving character and enduring faith will ensure she
is remembered by the many people she touched throughout
her life. She was an honorable businesswoman, a devoted
Christian, a loving mother and an upstanding community
member. Her loss will be deeply mourned.
Mrs. Farrar was preceded in death by: Her parents, George
and Alene Burson; her husband, Paul F. Farrar; a son, Wendell
Scott Farrar; and a grandson, Matthew Kye Farrar.
She is survived by: Three children – Clyde “Bubba” Farrar
of Farmerville, Donna Prewitt and her husband Wayne
of Calhoun and Steve Farrar and wife, Amy of Farmerville;
sister Patricia Deforest; seven grandchildren – Shane, Brandon,
Brent, April, Shannon, Bradley and Wendy; and 13
great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were her grandsons, along with close family
friends, Cruz Padron and Ricky Sanford.
The family received friends Friday, March 20, 2015 at Farrar
Funeral Home in Farmerville.
In keeping with Mrs. Farrar’s giving spirit, the family
asked that any memorials be made to St. Jude Children’s
Hospital.
The family also wanted to express their thanks to Dr. Ron
Hammett and Dr. Don Hammett for all of the support and
caring shown to Mrs. Farrar during her illness.
Online messages for the family may be left at farrarfuneralhomeonline.
com.