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Bertha Lucy Farmer Dempsey
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Birth: Jun. 22, 1907
Death: Sep. 5, 2007

Bertha Dempsey, 100, of Robinson, Texas, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2007, in Waco. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7, at the Corley Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Shelton Marcum officiating. Interment will follow at Younger Cemetery.

Bertha Lucy was born in Ranger, Texas, to the late James M. and Ollie Farmer. She was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her husband, W.H. Dempsey; son-in-law, Oscar Grisham; brothers, Arthur Farmer, Tommy Farmer, Leslie Farmer and Johnny Farmer; and sisters, Fannie Woods and Alice Slaughter.

She is survived by her daughter, Betty Grisham, of Robinson; grandsons, Tom Grisham, and Don Grisham and wife, Jamie, all of Robinson; great-granddaughters, Mandy and Christy Grisham, of Robinson; great-grandson, Trent Grisham, of Robinson; nieces, Eloise Tickle, of Bellmead, and Audrey Smith, of Dallas; nephew, Guy Farmer, of Corsicana; cousin, Freda Smith, of Waco; and numerous other cousins.

Waco Tribune-Herald: 9/7/2007...Y1
 
 
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 Parents:
  James Monroe Farmer (1856 - 1929)
  Ollie Eva Hosier Farmer (1865 - 1931)
 
 Spouse:
  Willie Hugh Dempsey (1896 - 1950)
 
 Children:
  Betty Clyde Dempsey Grisham (1933 - 2014)*
 
 Siblings:
  Leslie Lafayette Farmer (1882 - 1963)*
  Benjamin Franklin Farmer (1884 - 1886)*
  James Arthur Farmer (1886 - 1964)*
  John Simpson Farmer (1889 - 1978)*
  Fannie Dell Farmer Wood (1892 - 1982)*
  Dora Alice Farmer Slaughter (1894 - 1940)**
  Thomas Ira Farmer (1897 - 1968)**
  Bertha Lucy Farmer Dempsey (1907 - 2007)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Younger Cemetery
Silver City (Navarro County)
Navarro County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Ruth M. Brown
Record added: Sep 07, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21408022
Bertha Lucy <i>Farmer</i> Dempsey
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Bertha Lucy <i>Farmer</i> Dempsey
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Bertha Lucy <i>Farmer</i> Dempsey
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- Wanda M.
 Added: Feb. 26, 2010

- Rest in blessed peace ~*Ladypepper*~
 Added: Sep. 7, 2007
 
 
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