Doris Evelyn Murphree Farmer

27 February, 192628 November, 2022
Obituary of Doris Evelyn Murphree Farmer
Doris Evelyn Murphree Farmer, 96 of Ooltewah, TN, went home to be with her Lord and Savior, on Monday, November 28, 2022. She was born in Alton, AL to the late George Harvey Pond, Sr. and Flora Bell Lankford Pond. Evelyn was a member of Ridgedale Baptist Church since 1946. She retired from Kingwood Pharmacy after 35 years of service. Evelyn was preceded in death by her first husband, Perry C. Murphree; second husband, J. Pat Farmer; son, Robert Wayne Murphree as well as all of her siblings. Survivors include her daughter, Linda Jean (Michael) Rutemeyer of Ooltewah, TN; grandchildren, Raymond “Ray” Cooke, Jr. of Ooltewah, TN, Renee Eldridge of Ooltewah, TN, Amy (Kenneth) Pearson of Hixson, TN and Lori Manda; great-grandchildren, Brandon Eldridge, Kristen Pearson and Ben Pearson; her step-children, Matt Farmer, Sally Rossmann and Alice Lynn; several nieces and nephews. The family wishes to extend a special thank you to April Shaw for the love and care she showed Evelyn. A celebration of Life service will be held at 1 PM Thursday, December 1, 2022, in the funeral home chapel with Dr. Doug Plumlee officiating. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery, where she will be laid to rest with her first husband, Perry C. Murphree. Please visit to share your thoughts and memories of Evelyn. The family will receive friends from 11 AM to 1 PM Thursday, December 1, 2022 at the Valley View Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 7414 Old Lee Highway, Chattanooga, TN 37421.

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  • Linda Jean Rutemeyer (Michael) Daughter
  • Raymond "Ray" Cooke, Jr. Grandchild
  • Renee Eldridge Grandchild
  • Amy Pearson (Kenneth) Grandchild
  • Lori Manda Grandchild
  • Brandon Eldridge Great Grandchild
  • Kristen Pearson Great Grandchild
  • Ben Pearson Great Grandchild
  • Matt Farmer Step-Son
  • Sally Rossmann Step-Daughter
  • Alice Lynn Step-Daughter
  • Several Nieces and Nephews
  • April Shaw Special Friend
  • Perry C. Murphree Husband (deceased)
  • J. Pat Farmer Husband (deceased)
  • Robert Wayne Murphree Son (deceased)

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Thursday, 01 December, 2022

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Thursday, 01 December, 2022

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