Dewey Lawayne Farmer

Born: Thu., May 11, 1944
Died: Mon., Feb. 12, 2018


2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Wed., Feb. 14, 2018
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Wed., Feb. 14, 2018
Location: Wards Funeral Home

Funeral Service

2:00 PM Thu., Feb. 15, 2018
Location: Hopewell Baptist Church

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Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Thursday February 15, 2018 at Hopewell Baptist Church for Dewey Lawayne Farmer, age 73 of Gainesville. The Rev. Phillip Jones, Rev. Phillip Ransom and Rev. Gary Wilson will officiate. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Mr. Farmer passed away Monday February 12, 2018.

Mr. Farmer was a lifelong resident of Hall County born to the late Ivan Farmer and Frances Louise Wright Farmer. He owned Lawayne Farmer Trucking and was a member of Hopewell Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his brother, Curtis Farmer

Survivors include beloved companion, Connie Cochran, brother, Cosbey Farmer, children and spouses, Stan and Rhonda Mullinax, Lynn Gilleland, Michael and Wendy Farmer, Mark and Janice Farmer, grandchildren and spouses, Jonathan Mullinax, Jenny and Shawn Carroll, Bradley and Stephanie Gilleland, Brandon Gilleland, Stephanie Clark, Ashley Black, Brayson Farmer, Cole Farmer, Addison Farmer, Brooks Farmer, great grandchildren, Braydon Gilleland, Alyssa Gilleland, Austin Gilleland, Allison Gilleland, Ansley Gilleland, Luke Conway, aunts Louise Wright, Ann Wright, and a number of nieces, nephews and cousins.

The family would like to offer a special heartfelt thanks to his church family of Hopewell Baptist Church for all of the visits, prayers and support.

Condolences may be made online at Ward’s Funeral Home 758  Main Street S.W. Gainesville in charge of arrangements.

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jenny jones
   Posted Wed February 14, 2018
Sincere Condolences and Sympathy for friends and family. We will love and miss you Lawayne. Rest in peace

Tony Lunsford
   Posted Wed February 14, 2018
So sorry for your loss.

Cathy Highsmith-Robinson
   Posted Wed February 14, 2018
Michael, Wendy, Mark, Janice & children, I am so sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. I pray that God will give you the comfort & peace to get through the difficult time. In Christian sympathy & love, Cathy

Dana Berry
   Posted Wed February 14, 2018

WARM SMILE was sent by BSB Plumbing .

Our Sincerest Condolences. Steve Berry & Family

Kathleen Owen
   Posted Wed February 14, 2018
I pray that the love of God enfolds you during this difficult time and that he helps you heal with the passage of time. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

   Posted Wed February 14, 2018
We were all friends and neighbors in the candler community. Lawayne worked with my daddy when he was a young boy. My dad Jake Parker thought the world of Lawayne. I have lot of good memories of them. Rhonda, Lynn, Michael, and Mark you are in my thoughts and prayers.

Chuck and Kim McGhee
   Posted Thu February 15, 2018
Sorry for your loss and we will be keeping your families in our prayers

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