Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

Obituaries

May 12, 2014

Morris Edward Farmer

Morris Edward Farmer, 86, of Corsicana went home to be with his Lord and Savior Saturday, May 10, 2014 at Tri-Sun Care Center in Corsicana. He was born on April 5, 1928 in Eureka, Texas to Dalton Edward and Lillie Mae McCarter Farmer.

He was a member of Calvary Worship Center. He was a very loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend. He was an avid fisherman and hunter; he loved to hunt deer and quail. He was a gardener extraordinaire, and loved to share his crops with friends and even supplied several hamburger places with his tomatoes in Navarro and surrounding counties. He was a veteran, having served his country in the Unites States Army during World War II.

He was preceded in death his parents, Dalton Edward and Lillie Mae Farmer; brothers, Truman and Keith Farmer; and sisters, Aileen Griffith and Oneda Morgan.

He is survived by his wife, Lena Raney Farmer of Corsicana; daughters, Brenda Farmer and companion Derrell McClendon of Palmer, Debbie Farmer and husband Lloyd of Crevillente, Spain, Lillie Atkeisson and husband Chip of Navarro; son, Aubrey Farmer of Marlin; 11 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren; brother, Vernon Farmer and wife Mary of Palestine; sister-in-law, Jimmie Jo Farmer, and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Visitation with the family will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, May 12, 2014 at Corley Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at the Corley Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Michael Bedard and Dr. Gary W. Johnson officiating. Interment with military honors will follow in Hopewell Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Mike Farmer, Eddie Farmer, Lee Farmer, Lance Farmer, Eddie Williams, and James Raney.

An online guest book is available at www.corleyfuneralhome.com and selecting the Morris Edward Farmer obituary.

 

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