Yvonne Farmer PDF Print E-mail

Yvonne H. Farmer, 84, of Newberry , widow of the love of her life, James A. “Jimmy” Farmer,passed away at her home on Wednesday, July 29, 2020.

Born on June 7, 1936 in Whitmire, she was the daughter of the late Clifford and Louise Campbell Horton. She was raised in the Bush River community, and  a 1954 graduate of Bush River High School. She lived to raise her five children. She worked at several places during her lifetime with the last being Wal-Mart of Laurens which she retired. Ms. Farmer was a devoted member of the College Street Baptist Church. She loved to square dance, taking care of many loved cats, and was known for her beautiful blue eyes.

She is survived by a daughter Donna Kay (Marty) White; a son, James R. (Jennifer) Moates both of Newberry; sisters-in-law, Debra (Steve) Bishop of Clinton, and Bonnie Farmer of Greenville; ten grandchildren, Jeremy White, Cayse Dowd, Stacy Moates, Heather Hester, Brittany Aga, Chris Hazel, Michael Moates, Melissa Moates, Amanda Moates, and Timmy Wise; twelve great-grandchildren who knew her best by GiGi. In her later years of life, she enjoyed taking care of her babies, Trey and Cooper Dowd.. She is predeceased by her late sons George C. Moates, Johnny R. Moates, Wayne A. Moates, and her brother Tracy Horton.

A graveside service for family and friends will be held at 10:00 AM, Saturday, August 1, 2020 in the Bush River Baptist Church Cemetery. Friends are welcome to come by the funeral home on Friday, July 31, 2020 between the hours of 12:00 noon and 6:00PM.

The family would like to express with greatness and appreciation to Yvonne’s care to Cynthia Grant, Kendrall Taylor, Pastor Ken Charles, Pastor Chad Ashby, and MSA Home Health & Hospice for the love, care, and words of devotion of Yvonne during her time of need.

Family asks for memorials to be made in her memory to College Street Baptist Church, 3240 College Street; Newberry, S.C. 29108, or MSA Home Health & Hospice, 2228 Harrington Street; Newberry, S.C. 29108.

Active pall bearers will be Jeremy White, R.J. Dowd, J.D. White, Trey Dowd, Cooper Dowd, and Drake Hester.




#10 Kimberley Shealy 2020-08-04 12:19
I'm so sorry for your loss. I know that she will be missed. She's reunited with her boys. You know that she and my mom are taking care of everyone. Lots of love and kf you need anything, please don't hesitate to give me a text. Love for all.
#9 Pat Mccullough 2020-08-01 14:21
Donna and family, I’m so sorry to read about your mother.
You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers .
Pat Mccullough
#8 Jake and Linda Frick 2020-07-31 21:11
Donna, Marty and family,
We are so sorry for the loss of your mom. Our thoughts and prayer are with you and your family.

Jake and Linda Frick
#7 Wendy Wise 2020-07-31 12:55
James and Donna
I am so sorry for your loss, but there is a big reunion going on in Heaven now, as your mother has been reunited with all of the boys. May God's love and grace provide you with the comfort and peace of knowing that your mother is no longer suffering. She will be missed by her extended family and friends.
#6 Cindy Leitzsey 2020-07-31 10:53
I don t have words to express my sympathy enough I loved Miss Yvonne She was a courageous lady for sure I admired her so much I commend you all for taking such good care of her these past months and wish you all peace in knowing she is in heaven with her boys Prayers be with the family now and days to come Love you all Cindy Leitzsey
#5 Rene Neel 2020-07-31 10:44
Keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers. May God comfort you and give you peace today and in the coming days.
Russell and Rene Neel
#4 FrancesFarmerSummers 2020-07-31 10:01
Dear family, I was so sorry to learn of Yvonne passing. She was a good friend and wife to Jimmy. You will be in my thoughts and prayers. I pray Gods peace to each of you.

Frances Farmer Summers Traver
#3 Donna Berley 2020-07-30 18:24
James, Jennifer and family, sending my sympathy and love to all of you. Jimmy and I will be lifting you up in many prayers. Cherish your wonderful memories and hold on to God’s love.
#2 Laurie Renwick 2020-07-30 14:14
Donna and family
God is so good and your Mom is whole again, in no pain and in his heavenly kingdom. My heart hurts for you and I pray for your peace and comfort. I love you all.
#1 Shelby Felker 2020-07-30 12:03
Donna and James... What a true trooper your mom was. I've always admired her, a bold lady with a strong heart. I'll never forget to many times I spent at your home. Prayers be with you all. I'm so sorry for your loss.

Shelby Jean