Dora Ann Farmer

Born in Big Rock, TN on March 26, 1938

Departed on February 25, 2021 and resided in Springfield, TN

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Dora Ann Farmer, 82, of Springfield, passed away peacefully at her home February 25th.

She was born March 26, 1938 in Big Rock, TN, the daughter of Byron L. Cherry and Mary Etha Smith Cherry. She is survived by her husband, Joe M. Farmer and her sons, John S farmer and Byron L Farmer (Sarah). She is also survived by her two granddaughters, Devon Farmer and Ella Grace Farmer.

Ms. Dody was the oldest of seven and is also survived by five brothers and sisters and many nieces and nephews. Professionally she was a graduate of St. Thomas Nursing School 1958 and served numerous hospitals and nursing homes throughout her career. Ms. Dody was an active member of First United Methodist Church in Springfield for well over forty years serving her church with active participation on many committees and activities. As a RN she also served the Methodist conference on several church mission trips over the years. She will miss, and be missed by her church family as well. The family asks that any gifts in her memory be bestowed to First United Methodist Church of Springfield.

These arrangements were entrusted to Springfield Memorial Gardens, Funeral Home and Cremation Center: 4005 Memorial Blvd Springfield, TN 37172: 615-384-5437.

2 Comments to Dora Ann Farmer

  1. Jeannie Oliver Burch says:

    Dody was a treasured family friend. She went to nursing school with my sister-in-law and came to my parents’ home many times. I have great memories of giggles and story-telling as she shared some of their nursing experiences. I will remember Dody as a faithful servant to her church, a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She leaves sweet memories on the lives she touched.

  2. Stephen honea says:

    I know you are having a great time
    Gonna miss you coming to my shop and our talks
    Love you
    Steve’s cut ups

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