We regret to inform you that Elaine Farris, 87, departed this earthly life on Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011, at NHC-Oakwood in Lewisburg.
Mrs. Farris was a member of Allen Bethel A.M.E. Church in Lewisburg. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Farris; her parents, Claude and Ethel Johnson; and two sisters, Maxine O'Neal and Melba Johnson. She is dearly loved and will be deeply missed.
Mrs. Farris is survived by three daughters, Brenda Goodrum of Columbia, and Beverly Farris and Lynne Curtis of Lewisburg; two sons, Kenneth Farris and David Farris of Lewisburg; and many grandchildren; one uncle, Clifford Allison of Shelbyville; one aunt, Carrine Jones of Chicago, Ill.; one sister-in-law, Flo Etta Hardin of Indianapolis, Ind.; and a host of other relatives and friends.
She will Lie-in-State from 11 a.m. until noon Thursday, Jan. 5, at Allen Bethel A.M. E. Church in Lewisburg, with Family Visitation from noon until 1 p.m. The Funeral Service will begin at 1 p.m. Burial will follow at Egypt Cemetery in Chapel Hill.
J.B. Mayberry and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.