|Birth: ||May 13, 1918|
|Death: ||Jul. 3, 2001|
Barbara Farnham, 83, of Britthaven Nursing Home in
Enfield died July 3, 2001. She was born in Newport, Vt., on May 13, 1918,the daughter of Merle and Annette (Griggs) Leavens. She married Maurice Farnham of North Troy, Vt., who predeceased her in 1971. She is survived by 10 children, Maurice and Martha Farnham of Weldon, Joanne and Howard Shaw of Wallingford, Vt., James and Debra of Pensacola, Fla., Elizabeth and William Smith of Corpus Christi, Texas, Linda and John Weeden of East Pittsford,
Vt., Lois Farnham and Holly Puterbaugh of Burlington, Vt., Merle and Edna of Troy, N.Y., Michael and Gerri of Bradenton, Fla., Robert and Betty of Rutland, Vt., and Patricia and Russell Friend of Asheville; one brother,
William Leavens of Derby Line, Vt.; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by sons William and Stuart. While in Vermont, she was a dealer for Stanley Home Products, a member of the
American Legion and VFW Auxiliary, Trinity Episcopal Church in Rutland, and a charter member of the Chittenden (Vt.) Fire Department Auxiliary. She moved to Bradenton in 1974 and to the Weldon/Roanoke Rapids area in 1994.
She was a member of the Good News Baptist Church in Roanoke Rapids. Memorial services will be held Friday, July 20, at 10 a.m. in Trinity Episcopal Church in Rutland. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Good News Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 387, Roanoke Rapids, N.C. 27870, or to the Chittenden Volunteer Fire Department, Chittenden, Vt. 05737.Arrangements are by Hockaday Funeral Home, Roanoke Rapids
Maurice Earl Farnham (1917 - 1971)*
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Originally Created by: Carol Bestick
Record added: Jun 10, 2010
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