Jerry Lamar Farish

Jerry Lamar Farish, 67, a retired truck owner and electrician/maintenance employee at SA, died Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018, at his home in Grenada.

Mr. Farish was a member of the Elks Lodge, Knights of Columbus, VFW in Clarksdale and Marine Corps League in Clarksdale. He served his country in Vietnam with the United States Marine Corps.

Mr. Farish is survived by his two sons, Heath Farish (Jamie) of Coldwater and Mac Barnes of Nashville, Tenn.; a daughter, Crystal Rambo (Keith) of Walls; his mother, Velma Lowe Farish of Grenada; a brother, Billy Farish (Donita) of Saginaw, Texas; a sister, Laverne Lawton of Grenada; and five grandchildren, Mary Elizabeth Farish, Brooke Rambo, Cannon Rambo, Michael Barnes and Rachel Barnes.

He was preceded in death by his father, George Jacob Farish; a brother, Tommy Farish; and sister, Joyce Moorman.

Visitation will be held Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home chapel. Burial will follow in the Forest Hill Cemetery in Midtown Memphis.

Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.


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