Frances Virginia Farmer

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Funeral service for Frances Virginia Farmer, 88, will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Gray Brown Service Mortuary with the Rev. Tom Clark officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Mrs. Farmer passed away Sunday in Anniston. Survivors include her daughters Patricia Hudson, Darlene Hawkins (Rick), Pamela Gardner (William); adopted daughter, Loujean McLendon; step-daughter Myra Baird and step-son, C.W. Farmer (Melissa); 21 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Mrs. Farmer is preceded in death by her parents Rev. C.O. and Willie Goodwin; husband, Russell Alderson; husband, Fred Farmer Sr.; sons, Paul Venon Goodwin, Jerre Alderson; daughters, Debra Harris, Sarah Matikonis; step-son, Fred Farmer Jr.; brothers, Olander Smith and Roy Talley. Pallbearers will be William D. Gardner Jr., James Walker, Donnie Lewis, Lowell Jennings, Christopher Alderson, Dustin Steward. Honorary pallbearers will be Tim Linville, Mike Stamey, Jonathan Davis and grandchildren. Mrs. Farmer was a longtime resident of Calhoun County. She was a member of North Ledbetter Baptist Church. She was gold star mother who loved gospel music and singing, reading, crossword puzzles and loved "playing in the dirt" with her beautiful flowers. She was a kind and loving person who was loved by everyone that met her. She will be greatly missed. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Online condolences made at
Published in The Anniston Star on July 18, 2017
Arrangements under the direction of:
Gray Brown-Service Mortuary
1329 Wilmer Ave | Anniston, AL 362014651 | (256) 236-3441
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