Robert L. ‘Bob’ Farnham

Published 6:00 am Wednesday, December 27, 2006

Robert L. “Bob” Farnham, 85, surrounded by his family andfriends, went to be with his Lord, Christmas Eve at St. DominicHospital, in Jackson, after a brief illness.

Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 27,in the Chancellor Funeral Home Chapel in Florence. Gravesideservices and interment are scheduled for 3 p.m. at HollywoodCemetery in McComb.

A native of Marshall, Texas, Mr. Farnham lived in Florence forthe last six years, after living most of his life in McComb. A U.S.Air Force veteran of World War II, Mr. Farnham was a successfulbusinessman, building and operating Ole Hickory Sausage Plant thatran refrigerated delivery trucks statewide from McComb, along withother business ventures. He was a faithful member of First BaptistChurch of Florence and lived his life as a testimony of Matthew6:33, “But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, andall these things shall be added to you.”

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He is preceded in death by his daughter Linda Barnett.

Mr. Farnham is survived by his wife of 59 years, Yvonne Farnham,of Florence; his sons, David Farnham and wife Katie, of Brookhaven,and Sam Hutson Farnham and wife Eddie, of Dothan, Ala.; hisdaughters, Bobbie Hart, of Florence/Vicksburg, and Becky Morgan andhusband Mike, of Florence; his brother, Herbert Farnham, of NorthCarolina; and 13 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

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