Bobbie Smiley Farrell

August 29, 1944July 30, 2019

Mrs. Barbara Farrell, age 74, of Douglasville, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, July 30, 2019. She was born August 29, 1944 in Waynesboro, Mississippi. She loved her family, the beach and the ocean. An artist, she enjoyed painting and drawing. She loved animals and especially liked to feed birds. She had many bird feeders and bird houses. A long-time member of Bright Star United Methodist Church, she was very active in the women’s ministry.

Mrs. Farrell was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 42 years, Samuel L. Farrell; a daughter, Anita Farrell; her parents, William John and Dorothy (Williamson) Smiley; and a brother, James William Smiley.

She is survived by a daughter, Pamela (Keith) Hill; a sister, Patricia (Jimmy) Farrell; grandson, Jeremy (Stephanie) Hill; several nieces and nephews; as well as numerous other loved ones and friends.

Services are planned for a later date.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in memory of Barbara to Bright Star United Methodist Church, 3715 Bright Star Road, Douglasville, Georgia 30135.

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Arrangements by: Whitley-Garner at Rosehaven Funeral Home, Douglasville, GA 30134, 770-942-4246


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