Alvenia Mary Hurst Farmer, 90, widow of Earl Alvey Farmer, died Monday, Sept. 24, 2012, at Kingstree Nursing Facility.
Born Nov. 3, 1921, in Scriven, Ga., she was the daughter of the late Ronnie Hurst and the late Mattie Altman Hurst. She was a homemaker, a volunteer at Kingstree Hospital, and a member of Greeleyville Baptist Church.
She is survived by two sons, Cecil Eugene Farmer (Sylvia) of Greeleyville and Roy Allen Farmer (Kay) of Winston-Salem, N.C.; a daughter, Frances Lea Farmer Lodge (Jesse) of Manning; seven grandchildren, Debbie Farmer, Denise Miller, Rusty Farmer, Jason Farmer, Fletcher Farmer, Allie Farmer, Jesse “Jay” Lodge III; and eight great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her stepmother, Annie Johns Hurst; a son, Earl Alvey Farmer Jr.; a stepson, Curtis Boscoe Farmer; two brothers, Herman Rudolph Hurst and Ralph J. Hurst; and two sisters, Nevelyn Jernigan and Edith Hurst Biron.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012, in the chapel of Stephens Funeral Home in Manning with Rev. Grover Mixon officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Hope Cemetery in Greeleyville.
Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday at Stephens Funeral Home and other times at the home of her daughter, 1982 Lake Shore Drive, Manning.
Memorials may be made to Greeleyville Baptist Church, P.O. Box 276, Greeleyville 29056.
Stephens Funeral Home & Crematory, 304 N. Church St., Manning, is in charge of arrangements.