Berlyn "Bea" Farmer

Wednesday, November 20, 1935 - Sunday, December 29, 2019

A Prayer Warrior of the Lord

Photo of Berlyn "Bea" Farmer  - 1935-2019

Berlyn “Bea” Farmer, age 84, of Canton, NC went to be with Jesus on Sunday, December 29, 2019. A true and devoted prayer warrior of the Lord, she brought many to know His love and care. She passed on the last Sunday of the year so we know the Angel's welcomed her home, dressed in heaven’s finest.

She was born on Wednesday, November 20, 1935 and was the daughter of the late Edward E. Rogers and the late Vergie Pressley Rogers. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her grandson, Drew; two brothers, Dois Rogers and Hubert Rogers; and her former husband and father of her children, James H. Farmer.

"Bea" graduated from Bethel High School in 1954 and devoted her life to taking care of others in one form or another. Retiring at age 83 from Lifespan, she was a caregiver to all. She also worked in the Bethel School cafeteria and also at Dayco International.

Proverbs 3:5-6 KJV
Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.

Berlyn is survived by her children, Sheila Wood, Tim Farmer, Mark Farmer, and Sherrie Hall and her husband Charlie; a granddaughter, Brittany Wood; a grandson, Kenneth Farmer and his mother, Brenda; and a brother, Wade Rogers and his wife Elvalee.

The funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm, Sunday, January 5, 2019 in the chapel of Crawford / Ray Funeral Home in Canton. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow at New Cruso Cemetery. Pastor Michael Chastain will be officiating.

Serving as pallbearers will be Kenneth Farmer, Charlie Hall, Craig Rogers, Kevin Rogers, Bently Rogers, and James Burris

In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorials be made in Ms. Farmer’s memory to Full Gospel Baptist Tabernacle of Canton at 47 Gospel Place, Canton, NC 28716.

Crawford / Ray Funeral Home and Cremation Service is honored to be caring for the Farmer family.

Condolences from family and friends

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To all of Berlyn's family; My regards to all of you; your mother was a great person; she was dedicated to all of her family; all of you were lucky to have had someone like Berlyn for a mother. Stella Searcy
Stella Searcy
Sherrie and family We are so sorry to hear of your moms passing! I know she will be missed by many! We will be praying for comfort in the days ahead.
Randy and Candy Inman
Shelia,Sherri, Mark, and Tim, I'm so sorry to hear about Aunt Bea. I'm praying for all you'uns. She'll certainly be missed.
Michele Rogers
Dear Family, I have known your sweet Mom for many years. She was always such an inspiration to me. Please know I will keep you in my Thoughts and Prayers.
Christy A. Plemmons
Our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this time.
Pisgah Class of 1975
Shelia, Tim, Mark and Sherrie, I am so sorry about your Moma. She was a wonderful lady. Heaven has to be sweeter with her there. Love you all.
Tammy Wheeler McCall
Mrs. Farmer’s granddaughter, Brittany, is a beautiful person. She loved her very much. She is now in heaven with the Lord Jesus Christ.
Dr. Shelbie Williams
We have you and your family on our hearts Brittany. Your love and admiration for your precious mamaw is so beautiful. I had a “Mormor” I felt the same way about but was never able to put into words how much she meant to me as beautifully as you. Mamaw would be so pleased.
Kati Phillips
Sherrie & Family: Please know I'm praying for you all during this sad time. Your little mom was such a sweet lady and I watched her several times folding the towels at the salon while there with Kevin. Losing a parent is never easy, and the Holidays will never be the same for you after this. Know this is only a temporary goodbye as a Heavenly reunion awaits. Hold on to the memories for they will always keep her with you. May God give you comfort as only He can.
Sharon W Franks
to all the family so sorry for your loss she was a very sweet lady kenneth brenda sherrie and all the rest my prayers for you all love you all
dorothy justice
I am so sorry for your loss. You all are in my thoughts and prayers.
Tammy Shipman
I am so sorry for the passing of Berlyn. I worked with her many years at Bethel. May God give each of you comfort as you face each day without her on this earth, but a reunion in Heaven. Love in Christ, Juanita Trull
Juanita Trull
I'm so sorry to hear about Bea. She was the sweetest lady and had such a gentle spirit and warm energy. My thoughts are with you all. With Love Sarabeth & Gretta Caldwell
Sara Caldwell Miller