Lellon Inez McGee Farmer West

Published 10:30 am Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Funeral Services for Lellon Inez McGee Farmer West of Hazlehurst are 1 p.m. on Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at Stringer Family Funeral Home with burial in Galilee Cemetery. Stringer Family Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Visitation is Wednesday, July 30, 2014, from noon until 1 p.m. at Stringer Family Funeral Home.

Mrs. West died Sunday, July 27, 2014, after a long and heroic battle with multiple strokes. She was born on Jan. 8, 1929, in the Barlow Community to Mr. Eddie Vanderbuilt McGee and Mrs. Bernita Inez McInnis McGee.

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She was a homemaker, wife and mother. She enjoyed writing poetry, needlework and keeping up with current events. She was married to the former Hal Ellis Farmer of Rockport and later in life to Marion D. West of Hazlehurst. She was a member of Shady Grove Baptist Church.

Preceding her in death were her parents; Hal E. Farmer and Marion D. West; two brothers, Edwin McGee of Orlando, Florida and John McGee of Biloxi; and one sister, Nell Elizabeth Barlow of Beauregard.

Survivors are her children, Danny Hal Farmer “Joyce” of Hazlehurst, Yvonne M. Dunn “Dwanye” of Brookhaven, Joy Dianne Kennedy of Wesson, Elizabeth Lellon Shows “Gerry” of Florence, Martha Berry Bounds “Lee” of Madison; one step-daughter, Patricia Benson of Hazlehurst; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and multiple nieces and nephews.