It is with deep and heavy sadness that we announce the passing of Mr. Oscar Farmer, 81, of Dalton. He was a faithful servant to his lord Jesus Christ and was welcomed at the heavenly gates on Monday, Sept. 4, 2017. He was born Feb. 9, 1936, in Kimball, Tenn., a son of the late John Lewis and Mattie Elizabeth Farmer. He was also preceded in death by five sisters, four brothers and three children.
Oscar's legacy will continue with his loving wife of 33 years, Rachel Farmer of the residence; daughter, LaSonda Farmer Hayes (Derick) of Dallas; stepdaughter, Danyell Boyd (Charles) of Dalton; granddaughters, Heather Boyd, Charlesey Callahan (Michael), Bailey Falls, Briana and Kaela Hayes; grandson, Ian Falls; great-granddaughter, Letty Callahan; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Service to celebrate the life of Mr. Oscar Farmer will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. from the Ponders Melrose Chapel with the Rev. Gary Moore and Charles Boyd officiating. Interment will follow in the Ponders Colonial Hills Memorial Park with Derrick Ramsey, Bobby Welch, Michael Callahan, James Chapman, Derick Hayes and Charles Boyd serving as pallbearers. Charles Ramsey will serve as a honorary pallbearer. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5 until 9 p.m. today.
Arrangements by locally owned and operated Ponders Melrose Chapel, Dalton; (706) 226-4002.
Published on September 5, 2017