1923 - 2014 Edward Ed Henry Farson, 91, of Winnie, died Tuesday, August 12, 2014. He was born March 20, 1923, in Winigan, Missouri, to Bessie Florence Jones and David Henry Farson, and had been a longtime resident of the Winnie area. Ed was a veteran of the United States Merchant Marines having served in World War II during the Atlantic Conflicts. He enjoyed carpentry and woodworking and traveled extensively around the world. Ed always looked forward to gathering with his buddies at the pharmacy. But first and foremost, he was an outgoing and sharing Christian. He was baptized while a junior in high school at the First Christian Church in Auxvasse, Missouri. Ed is survived by his son, David Henry Farson and his wife, Denise, of Fannett; daughter, Rebecca Farson Allen of San Antonio; sisters, Iris Meeks and Ava Donovan, both of Macon, Missouri; nephews, Bill Meeks and his wife, Leota, and their son, James; Fred Meeks and his wife, Beverly, and their daughters, Stacie and Anzela; two great-nephews; and two great-nieces. He was preceded in death by his wife of forty-seven years, Edmee Theriot Farson. A gathering of Mr. Farson's family and friend will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Friday, August 15, 2014, at Broussard's, 134 West Buccaneer Drive, Winnie. Funeral services for Mr. Farson will be 10:00 a.m., Saturday, August 16, 2014, at First Baptist Church of Stowell, 117 Van Ostrand Lane, Stowell. A family committal will be held at Broussard's Crematorium, Beaumont. Complete and updated information may be found at :broussards1889.com
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134 W Buccaneer
Winnie, TX 77665
Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on Aug. 15, 2014