Macon Chronicle-Herald - Macon, MO

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  • Betty Sue Farmer, the daughter of Forrest and Sophronia (Crawford)
    Thompson was born July 21, 1924, in Anabel, Missouri. Betty graduated from
    Atlanta High School in Atlanta, Missouri and then from Chillicothe Business
    School in Chillicothe, Missouri with a 2 year degree.
    On November 9, 1946, Betty was united in marriage to W.D. "Buck" Farmer
    at the Westport Presbyterian Church in Kansas City, Missouri. In 1950, they
    purchased a home in Gashland, Missouri, which later became Kansas City,
    Missouri, where they lived to the present time.
    Betty was employed for twenty years as a secretary for the executive director
    of the Federal Aviation Administration in Kansas City. In 1965, they became
    the parents of a daughter, Linda, and Betty retired to stay home with her
    family. Betty passed away Friday, September 13, 2013, at Garden Valley Manor
    Nursing and Rehabilitation in Kansas City, Missouri at the age of 89.
    Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by sisters, Ana Lou (Delbert)
    Farmer, and Ima Gene (John Al) Porter, and nephew, Kenny Porter. Survivors
    include her husband, W.D. "Buck" Farmer, Kansas City; daughter, Linda S.
    Casey, Fairfax, Missouri; grandson, James T. Casey, Carterville, Illinois; three
    great-grandsons, Zachary, Shane and Easton Casey; numerous nieces and
    Funeral Service: 10:00 A.M., Wednesday, September 18, 2013,
    Gashland Presbyterian Church, Kansas City, Missouri.
    Interment: 3:00 P.M., Wednesday, September 18th, Mount Tabor Cemetery,
    Atlanta, Missouri.
    The family will receive friends Tuesday, September 17, 2013, from
    7:00 -9:00 P.M. at the Gashland Presbyterian Church, Kansas City.
    Memorials: American Cancer Society.
    Online obituaries and condolences at www.minterfuneralchapels.com.
    Services directed by Minter Funeral Chapel, Rock Port, Missouri.

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