Ethelyne Farris

Staff Reports • Jul 25, 2018 at 4:32 PM

Funeral services for Mrs. Farris will be Saturday, July 28, 2018 at 11 a.m. at Hunter Funeral Home with Brother Kenneth Bowen officiating. Visitation will be Friday from 3-9 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. until the service time. Interment will follow in Cedar Grove Cemetery.

Mrs. Farris, age 90, of Detroit, died Tuesday, July 24, 2018. 

Born and raised in Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late Ollie and Irene Hayes Word and was preceded in death by her beloved husband, John C. "J.C." Farris. 

She was the loving mother of Johnnie (Drema) Farris, Nyelene (Ken) Elwartoski, the late Ronnie (Abbie) Farris, the late Donnie (Carol) Farris, Lonnie (Debbie) Farris, Connie Farris, Christine (John) Seppala; sister, Norma Jean (William) Armstrong; brothers, Willie (Karen) Word, Richard (Cynthia) Word; and the late Jeanette and Joe Graves. 

She is also survived by 28 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. 

Hunter Funeral Home in Watertown is in charge of arrangements, 615-237-9318, hunterfuneral.com.

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