James Farmer

Monday, June 30, 2008

MURPHYSBORO, Ill. — James D. Farmer, 50, of Gorham, Ill., died Saturday, June 28, 2008, at St. Joseph's Memorial Hospital in Murphysboro.

He was born July 31, 1957, in Peoria, Ill., son of Dean and Margie Farmer Abernathy.

He is survived by his mother; two sons, Brett Farmer of Murphysboro and Justin Farmer of Gorham; a sister, Pam Abernathy Marr of Ware, Mo.; and a brother, Jerry Abernathy of Jonesboro, Ill.

He was preceded in death by his father, a son and a brother.

Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Anna, Ill.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Jim Stamp officiating.

Interment will be in Jonesboro Cemetery.