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The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
  • OBITUARY: Anna Gwendolyn Farmer

  • Anna Gwendolyn Farmer, age 84, of Herod, went to be with the Lord at 7:47 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion.
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  • Anna Gwendolyn Farmer, age 84, of Herod, went to be with the Lord at 7:47 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion.
    Anna was born on Aug. 16, 1929, in Linefork, Ky., to the late John D. and Myrtle (Holcomb) Huff. On Aug. 21, 1949, she married Glenn C. Farmer in Cumberland, Ky., and he preceded her in death on Aug. 15, 1998. Anna was a member of the Zion Grace Tabernacle in Zion. Anna was a devoted Christian, loving Mother and Grandmother, an avid gardener, who loved animals, fishing and hunting. She was very sharp and quick-witted up to the end. She was a member of the Hilltopper’s homemakers club of Pope County.
    Surviving family members include her five children: Glen C. (MarLynn) Farmer Jr. of Herod, Forest (Sherry) Farmer of Powhaton, Ark., Leatha Ann Schulze of Hendersonville, N.C., Ruth Elisabeth (George) Ejankowski of St. Augustine, Fla., and John Daniel (Sonya) Farmer of Crete; 10 grandchildren: James Lee (Susan) Farmer of Herod, Sheryl Katrina Farmer of Canton, Mich., Anna (Daniel) Miller of Boise, Idaho, John Harding (Kerri) Farmer of Walnut Ridge, Ark., Timothy (Sharon) Farmer of Walnut Ridge, Ark., James Clifford (Sarah) Farmer of Hoxie, Ark., Maryanna Faith Buddington of Hendersonville, N.C., Chelsea Leah Ejankowski of St. Augustine, Fla., Sierra Joy Ejankowski of St. Augustine, Fla., and Grant Michael Farmer of Crete; 15 great-grandchildren; brother: Wendell (Wanda) Huff of North Vernon, Ind.; brother: Waylon (Priscilla) Huff of North Vernon, Ind.; sister: Grace Parrott of Lynch, Ky.; brother: Dale Huff of Somerset, Ky.; several nieces and nephews.
    Anna was preceded in death by her parents, husband, grandson: Glen C. Farmer III, eight brothers and five sisters.
    Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, at Reed Funeral Chapel in Harrisburg. The Rev. Larry Harrah will officiate. Burial will follow in Gossage Cemetery in Herod. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 30, 2013, at Reed Funeral Chapel.
    Condolences may be sent to the family through the obituary page at www.reedfuneralchapel.com.

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