Melba Marie Farmer
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Services for Melba Marie Farmer will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 21, 2011 in the chapel of Forest Lawn Funeral Home, Ball, with Dr. Roy D. Farmer, Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
Mrs. Farmer, 92, of Pineville, passed away on Monday, April 18, 2011 in The Oaks Care Center, Pineville.
She was a long-time member of First Baptist Church of Pineville, where she taught Sunday School for many years. She owned and operated her own beauty salon for 40 years. She was also part of the Rapides Hospital Ladies Auxillary and Order of the Eastern Star.
Her husband, Douglas Farmer, Sr. and granddaughter, Catherine E. Jones, preceded her in death.
Those left behind to cherish her memory include one son, Dr. Roy Douglas Farmer, Jr (Linda); two daughters, Katherine Marie Vinterella and Betty Ann Yoist (Michael); grandchildren, Roy D. Farmer III, Robert Jones III, Brent Vinterella (Nancy), Stacie Seay, Michelle Stansell and Mike Yoist, Jr.; great grandchildren, Katie Vinterella, Caitlyn Seay, Catherine Seay, Roman, Emily and Madison Jones, Jacob and Karly Stansell, Kelsey and Logan Yoist.
Pallbearers Ronnie Brewer, Billy Brewer, Mike Yoist, Jr., Jamie Stansell, Johnny Waggley and John Waggley, Jr.
Friends may call from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home.
Published in The Town Talk on Apr. 20, 2011