Bertha R. Farley

March 20, 1931September 4, 2018
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Starks, LA- Bertha R. Farley, 87, died Tuesday, September 4, 2018, in a local hospice.

She was a native of Wichita Falls, Texas and had been a resident of Starks for the last 45 years, moving from Pasadena, Texas. Bertha enjoyed spending time with her family.

Survivors include her children, Charles D. Farley, Jr. and wife, Ethel, and Carolyn Brent, all of Starks, Nancy Leteff of Magnolia, Texas, Peggy Martin and husband, Wayne of Bridge City, Texas, Kathy Weston of Booneville, Arkansas, and Cindy Hickman and husband, Mike of DeRidder; twenty grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband, Charles D. Farley, Sr.; sons-in-law, Howard Brent and James Leteff; three grandchildren, Jeffrey Glen Farley, Timothy Alan Farley, and Rhonda Gail Canada; and a great-granddaughter, Allison Louise Farley.

Her funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, September 8, in Hixson-Sulphur Memorial Funeral Home. The Revs. Chris Bankard and Doug Mitchell will officiate. Burial will be in Menard Chapel Cemetery in Livingston, Texas. Visitation is from 5-8 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. until the time of service Saturday in the funeral home. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at


  • Charles D. Farley, Jr. and wife Ethel, Son
  • Carolyn Brent, Daughter
  • Nancy Leteff, Daughter
  • Peggy Martin and husband Wayne, Daughter
  • Kathy Weston, Daughter
  • Cindy Hickman and husband Mike, Daughter
  • Charles D. Farley Sr., Husband
  • Howard Brent, Son-in-law
  • James Leteff, Son-in-law
  • Jeffrey Glen Farley, Grandson
  • Timothy Alan Farley, Grandson
  • Rhonda Gail Canada, Granddaughter
  • Allison Louise Farley, Great Granddaughter
  • also left to cherish her memory are twenty grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

  • John Currier, Pallbearer
  • Michael Hickman, Pallbearer
  • James Leteff, Pallbearer
  • Jason Leteff, Pallbearer
  • David Martin, Pallbearer
  • Tim Miller, Pallbearer


  • Visitation Friday, September 7, 2018
  • Funeral Service Saturday, September 8, 2018

Bertha R. Farley

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Christina Cross

September 7, 2018

Grandma, it’s hard to talk about you now that you are gone,but I wanted to say thank you for my wonderful childhood memories, thank you for making me feel so loved every time we came to visit, thank you for blessing me with such a wonderful mother, and thank you for teaching me about love , family, and Jesus.. I love and miss you...

Tricia Shinn

September 7, 2018

Bertha was an awesome Grandma and Great Grandma.. She was so Loving and Caring She was a true Sweetheart.
We are so Sorry for your loss you all are in our thoughts and prayers.
With all our Love. Trish, Jeff, Wes

Theresa Buxton

September 7, 2018

Praying for peace and comfort during this difficult time. Mrs. Farley was a very sweet and loving friend. She will be greatly missed by all that knew and loved her. Just know our prayers and thoughts are with you all.

Charles Weston

September 6, 2018

Always a great smile and laughing person. Another mother for another Charles.

Mallory Martin

September 6, 2018

Great grandson Bradley Martin.