Townson-Rose Funeral Home

Obituary for LT Farner


11/02/1927 - 03/15/2020


LT Farner, age 92 of Murphy passed away Sunday, March 15, 2020.

LT was a native of Cherokee County, NC and the son of the late Edgar and Wilda Davis Farner. He was a gentle, kind and very humble man who was a wonderful dad, grandfather and husband. LT enjoyed fishing and hunting. He was a member and deacon of Maltby Baptist Church.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his sons, Lonnie Harold Farner and Eddie Dean Farner; brother, Fess Farner; sisters, Jean Lovingood and Barbara Hughes; and granddaughter, Candy Swanson.

LT is survived by his loving wife of 72 years, Helen Ruth Totherow Farner; daughter, Becky Jo Davis and husband Charles; brother, Dale Farner; sisters, Judy Hall and husband Warren, Lois Pace, and Louise Stalcup and husband Charlie; grandchildren and spouses, Dean and Cheryl Farner, Leann and Mike Pendergrass and April and Anthony Woody; and seven great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 2 pm, Tuesday March 17, 2020 at Maltby Baptist Church. Rev. Ted Hughes and Rev, Kenny White will officiate. Pallbearers will be Michael Paul Lovingood, Brandon Totherow, Mitchell Totherow, Bobby Pace, Mark Laney and Dean Stalcup. Burial will follow in Tomotla Community Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 12-2 pm, Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at Maltby Baptist Church.

Townson-Rose Funeral Home in charge of all arrangements.


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