Laura Jean Farmer
September 20, 1924 – March 9, 2014
FARMER, Laura Jean, age 89, passed away on March 9, 2014 in Sebring, FL. She was born in Lawrenceburg, TN on Sept. 20, 1924 to Alfred and Lura (New) Adair. Laura Jean known as "Jean" to most, moved to Bradley Junction, FL with her family from Lawrenceburg, TN. The family settled in Plant City. She graduated from Plant City High School in 1944 and has been a member of the First Baptist Church for 73 years. She married Maxwell Farmer, Jr. October 17, 1948 at the First Baptist Church in Plant City. They both served in the church, and in their community. Maxwell passed away in 2004. Jean was the back bone of the family. We remember holidays at her home were truly special. Jean Farmer is survived by nephews John Lamar Fleming of Sebring, FL, Andrew Paul Fleming of Cedar Key, FL, niece Sara Melinda Dean of Sebring, and 7 great nephews and nieces and 10 great-great nephews and nieces. Private services were held with her family. Arrangements under the direction of Wells Memorial and Event Center, Plant City, FL.
- Graveside Service Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Laura Jean Farmer
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March 15, 2014
Dear, sweet Jean. I have many good memories of you and Uncle Mac. You were a part of my life from the day I was born. I have missed our talks about Uncle Mac, nature, your cats and just whatever was going on in Plant City. You were a top notch Avon Representative for many years. I remember you bathing Sport in only Avon products. He was the best smelling dog! You made the best greens. Washing them first in the washing machine made me smile. Thank you for calling me your Special Niece and continuing to share your love even though Uncle Mac had passed. You are missed so much by your extended family of in-laws, neighbors, church family and Woman's Club.
You are at peace now. I know you missed not just Mac but also your parents, brother and two sisters. I believe you are watching over us as we cope with our loss. May God grant peace and understanding to us all.
March 13, 2014
SUCH A SWEET AND BEAUTIFUL LADY. SHE WILL BE MISSED.