Velma 'Velmer' Farmer

Velma 'Velmer' Farmer

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Greer, SC

Velma “Velmer” Hattie Farmer, 80, passed away May 7, 2023.

A native of Greenville County, SC, daughter of the late Tollie Edgar and Hattie Evington Farmer, she was a member of Mount Lebanon Baptist Church.

Surviving are one brother, Morris Farmer of Greer, SC; one sister, Wavie Lee Turner (Cecil) of Greer, SC; and many nieces and nephews, great-nieces and nephews, and great-great nieces and nephews.

Ms. Farmer was predeceased by two brothers, Garold and Donald Farmer; and four sisters, Margaret Thomas, Avienell Wilder, Vallie Brewton, and Peggy Fowler.

Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Thursday, May 11, 2023, at Mount Lebanon Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Mark Smith, Mr. Garold Thomas, and Mr. Terry Wilder. Burial will follow in Mount Lebanon Baptist Church Cemetery.

Visitation will be held 1-2:45 p.m. Thursday, May 11, 2023, at Mount Lebanon Baptist Church.

Pallbearers will be Keith Wilder, Timmy Brewton, Roger Fowler, Danny Farmer, and Steve Goodwin.

Honorary Escorts will be Dina Bradshaw, Danny and Pat Cook, and the Willing Workers Sunday School Class of Mount Lebanon Baptist Church.

The family will be at their respective homes.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mount Lebanon Baptist Church, 572 Mount Lebanon Church Road, Greer, SC 29651.

Online condolences may be made to

The Greer Citizen

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Phone: 1-864-877-2076

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