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Frances Nellie Farmer

Weber City, Virginia

Oct 8, 1924 – Jul 24, 2020 (Age 95)


October 8, 1924
July 24, 2020
Weber City, Virginia


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Colonial Funeral Home of Scott County - Weber City Obituary

Nickelsville, VA – Frances Nellie Farmer - age 95

Frances Nellie Farmer, 95 of Nickelsville, VA went to be with the Lord on Friday, July 24, 2020 at NHC in Bristol, VA.  Frances was born on October 8, 1924 to the late Charlie and Nannie Lampkins Hartsock.  She loved dancing and singing, playing bingo, enjoyed canning and was of the Baptist faith.  In addition to her parents, Frances was preceded in death by her first husband Charlie Burke, second husband, Jay Farmer, & a son Charles William Burke.

She is survived by her son, Richard Doyle Burke and wife Sue; grandchildren, Kathy Wilson and husband Allen, Billy Burke, Tony Burke and wife Cherie, Banam Burke, Christine Buschman and husband Steve,  Terry Dover and husband Dwayne, & Brianna Burke, Lenny Summers; great grandchildren, Tracy McJunkin, Alicia Richerson, Makio Burke, Sarah Papizzo, Richard Summers, Kalene Boughton, Scotty Burke, Stephanie Tester, Brian Burke, Christopher Burke, Ashley Rose, Ricky Howell; several great great grandchildren; several nieces & nephews.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, July 26, 2020 from 2 – 3 PM at Colonial Funeral Home, Weber City, VA.  Funeral service will be at 3:00 PM in the funeral home chapel with Minister Grant Foster officiating.  Interment will follow in the Hartsock Family Cemetery.  Pallbearers will be family and friends.

The family wishes to extend a special thank you to NHC Bristol and Hillview Healthcare and to Caris Hospice.

Online condolences may be made to the Farmer family by visiting our website at

COLONIAL FUNERAL HOME, Weber City, VA is honored to serve the family of Frances Nellie Farmer.

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Thank you for the honor of providing care for Frances.

Love you Granny you are greatly loved and missed.

Such A sweet lady got to know her from the Wexford House.