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“Dear Family, I have such fond memories of your Dad when I was a little girl. My Dad, Jerry Price, loved him very much. Wow, if we could only hear...Read More »
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“Dear Ann and Kay, Sorry to hear of your fathers passing, it has been a long time since I have seen or heard from you. Hope that you girls will...Read More »
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“Sorry to hear about Louis. We were friends when I was a cheerleader at La Tech and he at Northwestern. We caught him trying to capture our bulldog...Read More »
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“Kay - I was sorry to read of your father's death in today's Democrat. I just wanted you to know that you and your family are in my thoughts and...Read More »
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“Dear Ann & Family, I was sorry to read about your father this mourning. He certainly had a long life and hopefully a good one, which sometimes is...Read More »
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“I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your father. I have often remembered, with much happiness and joy, of sharing the coaching responsibilities...Read More »
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A. Louis Farmer, 80, of Little Rock, AR, passed away September 8, 2010. He was born February 1st, 1930 to the late Samuel Madison and Leona Farmer in Shreveport, La. He graduated from Northwestern Louisiana University in 1951, and served in the Korean War as a Sergeant Combat Medic from January, 1952 through December, 1953. He began his career as a life insurance salesman in 1954 and moved his family to Little Rock in 1962 to join the Lincoln National Life Insurance Company. An active sportsman, he was a football official with the Arkansas Officials Association for over 30 years, officiating high school football games statewide and served as an officiating officer for the AOA. He was a long term member of St. Marks Episcopal Church in Little Rock and served as Usher, Junior Warden and member of the Vestry Committee. He was preceded in death by his parents, grandparents, and his three brothers, Samuel Madison, Jr. ("Bubba"), George Warren, and Shelton Allison. He is survived by his two daughters, Ann Cottrell (Will) and Kay Carle, son Mark Farmer (Sandra), grandchildren Mitchell Farmer (Tiffany), Alex Carle, Wesley Farmer, Hunter Carle, Christian Carle, great grandchildren Ashlynn Farmer and Brayden Carle, and a host of nieces, nephews and their children. The family would like to express their love and appreciation to the Hogan Home for Disabled Veterans and the extraordinary staff at the Palatable Care Unit of the VA Hospital in Little Rock. A memorial service will be held at St. Marks Episcopal Church, 1000 N. Mississippi in Little Rock at 2:00pm Monday, September 13. Honorary Pallbearers are Mitchell Farmer, Wesley Farmer, Hunter Carle, and Christian Carle. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to 1st Church United Methodist of Maumelle, St. Margaret's Episcopal Church of Little Rock, or Second Presbyterian Church of Little Rock.

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