Obituary: Ethelene H. Farmer


Ethelene H. Farmer, age 96, of Cullman, Alabama passed away on Tuesday, July 27, 2021. Ethelene was born February 4, 1925 in Cullman, Alabama to Leonard Doyle Hesterley Sr. and Tommie Pearson Hesterley. She is preceded in death by her parents: husband Rev. J.T. Farmer; daughter: Charlotte Farmer Cummings; granddaughter: Pandy Farmer Allred; daughter-in-law: Deborah Farmer; great-grandchild: Cesar Garcia.

Mrs. Farmer was a devoted and loving wife and mother. She was a member of Fairview First Baptist Church. She also wrote a book in 2006 titled “My Precious Memories.”

Survivors are daughter: Rebecca Farmer (Bobby) Murphy; sons: John (Pam) Farmer and James Farmer; son-in-law: Robin Cummings; grandchildren: Steve (Debbie) Cummings, Jason Cummings, Cassandra Farmer (Josh) Phillips, Sarah (Skylar) King, Rebekah Farmer, Leah Farmer, Lucas Farmer, John-Thomas Farmer and Nathan Farmer; great-grandchildren: Cody (Lisa) Cummings, Carson (Katherine) Cummings, C.J. Cummings, Norah Cummings, Serena Garcia, Christian Garcia, Brittany Farmer and Kimberly Allred and great-great-grandchildren: Kopis Cummings, Kal Cummings, Willow Rae Clark and Elizabeth Grace Thurman.

A visitation for Ethelene will be held Sunday, August 1, 2021 from 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. at Moss Service Funeral Home (1901 2nd Avenue, N.W., Cullman, Alabama 35055). A celebration of life funeral service will occur Sunday, August 1, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. An interment will occur Sunday, August 1, 2021 at Simcoe Methodist Cemetery (4545 Alabama Highway 69 North, Cullman, AL 35058). The family request in lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Gideon International Cullman Camp at P.O. Box 583 Cullman, Alabama 35056.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Farmer family. Moss Service Funeral Home directing.