Obituary of Davey Farris
Davey Lee Farris, Sr.
Davey Lee Farris, Sr., 87, retired Owner of Farris Farm Store, passed away November 2, 2017 at Merit Health Hospital. Visitation is Saturday November 4, 2017, 10:00 - 11:00 A.M. at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Clarksdale, MS, followed by the Funeral Mass at 11:00 A.M. Saturday at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Clarksdale, MS with burial in the Oakridge Cemetery. Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale, MS is handling the arrangements.
Mr. Farris was a member of St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, the Knights of Columbus and the Coffee Club at Delta Amusement, which then moved to Yazoo Pass. He served in the U.S. Army and was in the Korean War.
Mr. Farris is survived by his wife of 65 years Martha Fox Farris; sons Davey Lee Farris, Jr. (Gussie) and Greg Farris of Clarksdale, MS; daughter Andrea Farris of Clarksdale, MS; grandchildren Haley Farris, Davey Farris, III., Erin Dickey, Jake Farris, Elizabeth Grace Fyfe and Brooks Fyfe and 5 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents Thomas and Lillian Abeline Farris; brothers Carter Farris, Fab Farris, Fitz Farris, Sip Farris and George Farris and sisters Elizabeth Brooks and Marie Lusco.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Elizabeth Catholic School, 150 Florence Ave., Clarksdale, MS 38614 or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.