Geneva Farmer, 78, of Mt. Vernon died 2:20 a.m. Oct. 31, 2005,
at St. Mary's Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon.
She was a homemaker.
Mrs. Farmer was born May 7, 1927, in Auburn, Ark., to Edrett and
Lovie (Harrison) Brewer. She married Jack Farmer June 1, 1954,
in Mt. Vernon; he preceded her in death.
Funeral services will be held at noon Saturday at Jackson Funeral
Home in Mt. Vernon. The Rev. Val Powe will officiate. Burial will
follow in Memorial Gardens. Friends may call after 11 a.m.
Saturday at Jackson Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon.
Mrs. Farmer is survived by daughters Debra Safee-Ullah of South Holland,
Vivian West of Mt. Vernon and Kathy Farmer of Los Angeles, Calif; three
grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and a grandson.
Mrs. Farmer was a member of Blackwell Temple A.M.E. Zion Church, the
Missionary Society, the Deaconess Board, the Trustee Board and Queen
City Court of Calanthe 27. She also served as an usher.
Memorials may be given to the church building fund and will be
accepted at the funeral home. For further information, you may contact
Jackson Funeral Home at 242-8688.
Date: 4 Nov 2005
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman