Mrs. Melissa "Missy" Ann (Meaders) Farmer, 59
Melissa “Missy” Ann Farmer, 59, of Lula, Georgia, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, July 30, 2020, surrounded by her family.
Services will be held 11:00 am Saturday, August 1, 2020 at Calvary Cross Baptist Church. Rev. John Bowen and Rev. Mike Irvin will officiate. Interment will be at church cemetery.The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 pm and 6 to 8 pm Friday, July 31, 2020 at Memorial Park North Riverside Chapel Gainesville.
Missy was born in Gainesville, Georgia on July 16, 1961 to Philip and Shirley Meaders. At a young age, she enjoyed showing sheep with the local 4-H club. Later, she was a cheerleader and a member of the dance corp. for North Hall High School, before graduating in 1979. She attended Lanier Technical College and received a degree in cosmetology. She went on to work at the Fountain of Beauty in Gainesville for several years and eventually opened her own shop, Shear Precision Salon, in Brookton, Georgia, She was a member of Broadway Baptist Church.
Missy was well-known in the community as a renowned cook, with chocolate oatmeal cookies, Brunswick stew, cranberry salad and her grandmother Cora’s kraut salad being among the many sought after delicacies that are loved by all. She concerned herself with the well-being and comfort of others, often times putting herself last to ensure others were taken care of. Above all, she devoted herself to her husband and two sons and she made her family the center of her world, always. She will be dearly missed by all who were blessed to have known and loved her.
Missy is survived by her husband of 36 years, Danny Farmer; son and daughter-in-law, Clayton and Megan Farmer; son, Cason Farmer; father Philip Meaders, and Ralph, her dog and constant companion for the last 14 years.
She is preceded in death by her mother, Shirley Meaders; grandparents, Tate and Cora Ryder; and grandparents, Albert and Fanilu Meaders.
The family would like to Thanks Northeast Georgia Medical Center Hospice for their outstanding care, devotion, and support during this time.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Samaritan’s Purse: Operation Christmas Child at www.samaritanspurse.org/ or Hall County Humane Society, www.humanesocietyofnortheastgeorgia.org Reference Missy Farmer.
Memorial Park Funeral Home North Riverside Chapel, 989 Riverside Dr. is in charge of arrangements.
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Danny I’m so very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and the family.
I’m so shocked and saddened by hearing of Missys death. Even though I haven’t seen her in a long time I would have gone straight to see her if I had known she was I’ll. She was a smart, determined, and beautiful person. I hate that I will never run into her in the grocery store again. I was always glad to see her. I’m praying for peace that passes all understanding for Danny and the boys. Rest peacefully Missy.
Teresa Gee Richardson
Prayers and sympathy for the family and friends
Rusty and I are so sorry for loss. Your family will be in our prayers.
Prayers are lifted for all of the Farmer family during this time of sorrow......
Stacey and Patti Shiver
Clayton and Mae Mae, we are so sorry to hear about your Mama. We are so glad that we had the honor of meeting her at your wedding. She was a sweetheart. Y’all are in our prayers. Love y’all dearly.
Phillip, you & your family are in our thoughts & prayers
I’m so sorry for your family’s loss. I knew and worked with Missy long time ago. Philip and Shirley were in our life a long time. Sending prayers your way for comfort in this sad time🙏🏻
Howard & Carol Cooper (Talmo, Georgia)
Our prayers and deepest sympathy in the loss of your loved one, "Missy". May you find comfort in the LORD as only HE can give.
The years of knowing this family will never be forgotten even tho' we don't get to see each other.
So sorry for your loss Philip, I didn’t know Shirley had gone. Y’all have my prayers and condolences. There is no words to describe the loss of a child regardless of age, I know I have been there.
Condolences to Danny and family. Prayers for peace.
Philip, Danny, Clayton, Cason, and all extended family. My deepest sympathies to all of you during this most difficult time. I am so very sorry for your loss. You all are in my thoughts and prayers, and may God comfort and guide you. Sincerely, Andy
My thoughts and prayers are with your family. I had the pleasure of knowing Missy in high school and working together on the drill team. She was always a bright light and absolutely adored you Danny, even back then. I pray God leads you through the days, months and years ahead. Missy never put herself first. She was always there if she thought she was needed.
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