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Memorial Tribute – Dr. Jim Farmer

Jim FarmerDr. Jim  Farmer, age 86, of North Little Rock died Jan. 1, 2015. He was born Feb. 9, 1928 in Memphis, Tenn. to the late James Sr. and Sally Mae Farmer. Survivors are his wife of 61 years, Birdye; children, Dennis (Vicki), Delane Goodwin (Bobby), Danny (Rita); grandchildren, Joshua, Sarah, Jon, Chad, Anna and Kelli; great-grandchildren, Kaitlyn, Ethan, Caden, Caspin, Abigail and step-great-grandchild, Audrey; two sisters, Frances Powell and Elizabeth Hoss. Dr. Farmer was a retired minister of Park Hill Christian Church having served there 23 years. He also served at churches in Kentucky, Mississippi and Tennessee. He was an avid volunteer and loved golf and his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. His favorite project was creating the sign that makes Park Hill Christian Church known, as the church with the sign on JFK.

Visitation was at 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 4 at Griffin Leggett Rest Hills Funeral Home, 7724 Landers Rd., NLR 72117. Funeral services were at 12:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 5 at Park Hill Christian Church, 4400 JFK Blvd., NLR. Burial followed at Griffin Leggett Rest Hills Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to Park Hill Christian Church.