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Martha Farris, 85, of Shelbyville, passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 5, 2017 at Shelbyville Manor surrounded by loved ones. She was born December 1, 1931, in Anderson, IN, the daughter of Herman Loy and Katherine Ann (Thomas) Kaiser. She married James Farris on June 26, 1950 and he passed away August 31, 1990. Martha was a homemaker who enjoyed working puzzles, crossword puzzles, gardening but cherished her time tending to her family more than anything. Martha is survived by her children James E. (Hildreth) Farris of Heber City, UT, Debbie Farris of Cowden, Patricia Swarms of Shelbyville and Tony Farris of Cowden; eight grandchildren Tammy Derrigan, Tasha Farris, Kiran Farris, Jeremy Farris, Ian Farris, Marceau LeBon, Megan Cross and Dana Allen; and five great-grandchildren. Martha was preceded in death by her parents Herman and Katherine, husband James, daughter Judith LeBon, brother Robert Kaiser and sister Virginia Stearley. Per Martha's wishes private family services will be held. Martha's family invites family and friends to share a story or light a candle in her honor at www.lockartgreenfuneralhome.com.
Published on February 8, 2017
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