The funeral service will be held at 1:00 P.M., Thursday, June 30, 2016, at Eastview Seventh-day Adventist Church, 701 Ashby Street, Americus, Georgia. Interment will follow at Eastview Cemetery, Ashby Street, Americus, Georgia.
Georgia Mae Farris was born in (Webster County) Preston, GA on September 12, 1919 to the late George Borge and Ola Mae O’neal. On June 23, 2016 the race she ran and the labor of her hands were laid to rest.
She was joined in holy matrimony to the late Roy Farris March 16, 1946 who preceded her in death. Mrs. Farris was the oldest of five other siblings, who also preceded her in death.
She leaves to cherish her memory two daughters, Mrs. Vernette Smith and Mrs. Ora Hurley, both of Americus, GA; ten grandchildren—Neat Smith Jr., Yvonne Smith, David Smith, Benjamin (Penny) Smith, Victor Smith, Timothy (Emma) Smith, Brenda (Clyde) Bradley, Sondra (Jeffery) Tillman, Wanda Smith, and Alisa Brown; eleven great grandchildren—Norma Smith, Natavia (Broderick) Hawkins, Wilbert Gilford Jr., Vontravis Monts, Camille (Thomas) Guy, Timothy Smith II, Elizabeth Smith, Kayla Bradley, Nacole Smith, Kelby Smith, and Alana Tillman; six great great grandchildren—Trinity Hawkins, Madison Hawkins, Caleb Guy, Cameron Guy, and Chloe Guy, and Gabriel Giannini. A host of other relatives and friends who cherish her memory also survive.