Jeanette Farmer
Jeanette Farmer
  • May 30, 1943 - November 15, 2017
  • Ridgeland, Mississippi

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Jan Farmer, 74, passed away on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at The Orchard in Ridgeland. Visitation will be held at Lakewood Funeral Home on Saturday, November 18, 2017 from 12:30 to 2:00 PM with funeral services to follow.

Mrs. Farmer was born on May 30, 1943 in Jackson, MS. She grew up in Carthage, MS and attended Mississippi State University. After marrying, she moved to Vicksburg, MS where she worked for the (CCD) Camouflage Concealment & Deception Department of Waterways Experiment Station. She later built her own longarm quilting business, Rolling River and became an award winning quilter.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Bobby E. Farmer and parents, Louis and Olivia Virginia Smith Oliphant.

Mrs. Farmer is survived by her children, Michael Sherwood Farmer, Julia Virginia Ashley (Robert J. Ashley), and Kimble Edward Farmer; grandchildren, Zo Peyton Phyfer and Samuel Stone Phyfer; and her sister, Dot Barnett.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hawkins United Methodist Church.

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