|Birth: ||Dec. 29, 1916|
|Death: ||Feb. 8, 2010|
OKOLONA – Flora T. Farley Sykes, 93, died Monday, Feb. 8, 2010, at the North Mississippi Medical Center after a sudden illness. She was born Dec. 29, 1916, in Hale County, Ala., to Frank and Katie Tingle. She was a longtime resident of Okolona and had resided at Shearer-Richardson Nursing Home since 1994. She was a member of the First Baptist Church. She was a farmer, a caregiver and a babysitter. She was married to John Albert Farley until his death in 1952 and to James Sykes until his death in 1992. She loved reading her Bible and spending time with her children and grandchildren. A loving mother and grandmother, she was loved by all who knew her.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, February 10 at First Baptist Church in Okolona with Bro. Roy McHenry and Bro. Eric Boykin officiating. Burial will be in East Chickasaw Memorial Gardens. Lee Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include her children, Pauline Tharp (Jerome) of Okolona, Bernice Farley of Childersburg, Ala., James Farley (Judy) of Peppertown, Joyce Scott (Sam) of Pontotoc and Joe Ann Davidson of Houlka; one stepson, Ernie Sykes of Okolona; one sister, Sadie Hicks of West Blocton, Ala.; seven grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husbands; one grandchild, Jamie Farley; and 12 brothers and sisters.
Pallbearers will be Billy Tingle, Shane Tingle, Jeff Pearson, Seth King, Josh Pearson, Jerry Tharp, Tracy Stafford, Jerry Hall and Lynn Davidson.
Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until service time today at the church.
For online condolences and guest registry, visit www.leememorialonline.com.
Frank G Tingle (1872 - 1962)
Katie Jenkins Tingle (1888 - 1960)
East Chickasaw Memorial Gardens
Created by: StelleMIvy
Record added: Feb 10, 2010
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