Funeral services for Ann Farmer, 67, of Greenville will be at 2:00 p.m., Monday, December 7, 2020 at Riverport Baptist Church. She passed away on Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at her home surrounded by her loving family after a prolonged illness. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Greenville.
Ann Farmer was born July 24, 1953 in Greenville, MS to Charles and Modene Gentry. She was a graduate of Greenville High School and received her teaching degree at Delta State University. She taught school for several years in Greenville Public Schools. The schools where she taught during her career were Em Boyd, Matty Akin and Fulwiler Elementary.
Ann enjoyed being around friends and family. She loved God and was an active member of Riverport Baptist Church under the direction of Bro. Butch Nowlin. Before it’s dissolution she was a lifetime member of Open-Door Independent Baptist Church under the direction of Bro. Phil Wilkinson.
If you knew Ann, you knew her grandchildren. She was very active in all their lives. She attended as many sports and activities that she could fit on her calendar. She was their biggest cheerleader.
Ann was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, David Gentry.
She is survived by her husband of 24 years, James Farmer; 2 daughters Elizabeth Montgomery (Edward Plunkett) of Lake Village, AR and Rebecca (Josh) Wicker of Greenville, MS; 2 brothers, Paul (Doris) Gentry of Greenville, MS and Barry Gentry of Newnan, GA; 5 grandsons, Tyler Montgomery, Dalton Plunkett, Gentry Wicker, Andrew Plunkett and Corbin Wicker and 2 granddaughters Kailyn Wicker and Addison Wicker. She also leaves behind her cherished Shih Tzu Molly Famer.
There will be a visitation prior to the services from 1:00-2:00 p.m. on Monday at the church.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to Mid-Delta Home and Hospice, Dr. Gillespie and his staff for their help and support.