A funeral service for Rebecca Coates ”Becky” Farmer, 76 of Kershaw, was held at 2:00 o’clock p.m., Sunday, January 31, in the sanctuary of Shamrock Baptist Church, Bethune. The Revs. Luke Morrison and Odell Sullivan officiated. Burial followed in the Kershaw City Cemetery.
Mrs. Farmer, loving wife of the late Jack E. Farmer died Thursday, January 28, in A. Sam Karesh Long-term Care, Camden. Born in Kershaw, she was a daughter of the late Jack and Annie Marsh Coates. She retired from U.S. Textile and was a member of Shamrock Baptist Church. She enjoyed her church family and was active with the children’s ministry at the church.
Surviving are 2 sisters, Jackie Coates of Kershaw and B. Pauline “Polly” Coates of Camden, a number of nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.
The family received friends, Saturday, January 30, from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. at Baker Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions in memory of Mrs. Farmer may be made to Shamrock Baptist Church-Mission Trip Fund, 3573 Porter Road, Bethune, SC 29009.
Baker Funeral Home served the Farmer family.