Milladean "Deany" Farmer, 79, a resident of Quincy Home and formerly of Greencastle, died at 11:31 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2009 in the nursing home. She had been declining in health for the past several years.
Born Sept. 26, 1929 in Blue Diamond, Ky., she was the daughter of the late Clifford Beech and Melissa Jeanne (Combs) Clemons.
She and her husband, Clyde Farmer Jr., were married Sept. 28, 1952 in Helen, W.Va. He died Jan. 1, 1979.
Mrs. Farmer was a graduate of Mark Twain High School in Helen and attended the former Beckley College in Beckley, W.Va.
She was a homemaker. Later in life she worked as a sales clerk for various stores and as a house parent for the Children's Aid Society in Pennsylvania and West Virginia.
She is survived by three daughters, Margaret E. (wife of Robert Jr.) Lake of Chambersburg, Patricia G. (wife of David) Cordell of Fayetteville and Jeanne A. (wife of Benjamin F.) Kennedy of Greencastle; one brother, James Thomas Clemons of Tucson, Ariz.; eight grandchildren, Miranda Murray, Joshua Lake, Steven Lake, Erin Enz, Melissa Chitwood, James Kennedy, Elaine Jacobs and Julie Kennedy; four great-grandchildren, Makayla, Brent, Valorie and John.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Clifford Clemons.
A memorial service was held the afternoon of Sunday, Sept. 20 in the Harold M. Zimmerman & Son Funeral Home, Greencastle.
Burial was at the convenience of the family in the Cedar Hill Cemetery, Greencastle.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.zimmermanfh.com