Mrs. Farmer died Oct. 18, 2011, at her residence after enduring a long period of declining health.
She was the daughter of the late Wiley and Dora (Mason) Gibson of Hayesville, N.C. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, James Farmer; sisters, Mae Chastain and Cloe York; brothers, Clay, Clyde and Claude Gibson; and special nephew, James York.
Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Janie and Jimmy Thompson of Cornelia; sons and daughters-in-law, Tommy and Kim Farmer of Toccoa, Keith and Sharon Farmer of Woodstock; grandchildren, Scott and Bonnie Sanders, Stacey and Russ Couch; great-grandchildren, Dustin Sanders and Ashlyn Couch; step-grandchildren, Donna and Tim Fleming, Michael Cheek, Cindy Carpenter, Krissy Zimmerman and Johnathan Zimmerman; step-great-grandchildren, Callie, Kimberly and Mackenzie Fleming, Christy Carpenter and Michelle Thompson; loving sister-in-law, Linda Gibson, who stood by her until the end; a number of nieces and nephews, whom she loved dearly; and very special friend for 30-plus years, Rosetta Densmore. God sent four angels to care for her in her last days: Joyce, Vickie, Liz and Mary, a true blessing.
Mrs. Farmer retired from Scovill Fasteners. She was a member of Crescent Hill Baptist Church.
The family would like to acknowledge Hospice nurses Sandra Lane and Mark Segers as well as the staff of Tugalo Home Health for their kindness, compassion and care during Mrs. Farmer’s sickness.
Flowers will be acknowledged or memorials may be made to Hospice of Northeast Georgia Medical Center Fund, 743 Spring St., Gainesville, GA 30501-9841 in honor of Pearl Farmer.
Condolences may be sent to the family of Mrs. Farmer by visiting alexander-funeral.com
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland is in charge of arrangements.
The Northeast Georgian
October 21, 2011