- November 23, 1933 - January 2, 2013
- Clinton, Tennessee
of Jimmy's Passing
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“chris,i am very sorry about your dad.my sympathy to you and all of your family. love,terry and jazmine
1 of 9 | Posted by: terry sweat downs
“To Billie and family So sorry for your loss of a great man. I remember all the early years of Jimmy getting together all the pictures of the family...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Ray Wright - Centerburg, OH
“Jimmy will be missed from our little town of Clinton. He has been a fixture for so long, and will not be forgotten. Our prayers go out to his...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Margaret Nssh McDonald - Clinton, TN
“So sorry for your loss may God be close to your heart at this time......
4 of 9 | Posted by: Sue Sherwood Moore - Heiskell, TN
“◦Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your lossour thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time. Glen Murl,...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Mary Humphrey - Gulfport, MS
“Randy & Family,
Our sympathy and prayers are with you and your family during this time of loss. Your Dad was a fine man. God Bless you all.
6 of 9 | Posted by: Danny & Fay Rosenbalm - Clinton, TN
“I worked with Jimmy at the Courier-News in 1994 and early 1995. I enjoyed working with him and he was a tremendous source of information about...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Fred Strohl - Clinton, TN
“My love and prayers go out to Billie, Randy, Alan, Chris, Amber and family and Kailtin and family. I loved my Uncle Jimmy tremendously. I know he is...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Paula Farmer - Murphy, NC - Niece
“Alan,again I am so sorry for your loss..You and your family are in my thoughts and prayrts.please let me know if y'all need anything.
9 of 9 | Posted by: Tracy Foster - Maryville, TN
Holley-Gamble Funeral Homes
Jimmy R. Farmer, age 79 of Clinton, went to be with his Heavenly Father January 2, 2013.He was a member and deacon of Second Baptist Church in Clinton and was also a member of the American Legion- Post 172.
Jimmy was currently employed by WYSH. He previously worked for the Clinton Courier for over 40 years and had owned the Farmer's Market in Clinton and the Anderson County Advertiser.
He enjoyed working in his garden and maintaining his yard but his most enjoyment was spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Roy Fletcher, Sr. and Sarah Farmer; brothers, Roy Fletcher Farmer, Jr., Nelson Farmer and John T. Farmer, Sr.; sister, Louise Farmer Beets; great granddaughter, Destiny Keathley.
Wife: Billie Wright Farmer
Sons: Randall J. Farmer
Alan B. Farmer
Christopher R. Farmer
Brother: Gene Paul Farmer, Sr. and wife Jo
Sister in-law: Juanita Farmer
Grandchildren: Derrick R. Farmer, Amber L. Farmer Roach and husband Travis, Kaitlin A farmer and fiance' J.B. Young
Great grandchildren: Ava R. Roach, J. Baylen Young, Darren Keathley, Cory and Katie McGuffey
Special niece: Jeanie Garrett
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the American Legion-Post 172 of Clinton.
The family will receive friends Saturday, January 5th from 2-4PM at Second Baptist Church in Clinton. A Celebration of Life will follow with Bro. Gary Swaggerty and Dr. Michael Thompson officiating. Graveside service will be Sunday, January 6th at 3PM at Grandview Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers will be Jimmy's nephews and Honorary Pallbearers will be Second Baptist Church deacons. Holley-Gamble Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. www.holleygamblefh.com
621 S Charles Seivers Blvd. Clinton, TN 37716
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