Martin Farris Jr.

Wednesday, September 11, 2002

ULLIN, Ill. -- Martin Luther Farris Jr., 70, of Ullin died Monday, Sept. 9, 2002, at the Veteran Affairs Medical Center in Marion, Ill.

He was born Aug. 6, 1932, at Miller City, Ill., son of Martin Luther and Lena Phelps Farris Sr. He married Charlotte Calvin.

Farris was a retired farmer and lumberjack.

He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Wilma Kindle of Bloomington, Ill., Alice Sheible of Mounds, Ill.; and three grandchildren.

There is no visitation.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Rose Hill Cemetery in Pulaski, Ill. The Rev. Robert Goins will officiate.

Jones Funeral Home in Villa Ridge, Ill., is in charge of arrangements.