Pauline Farmer

    Pauline “Polly” Josephine Pack Farmer, 90, of Marble, passed away Thursday, May 30, 2019, in a Murphy care facility.
    She was a native and lifetime resident of Cherokee County.
    Polly was a loving mama, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend to many. She was a caregiver to many of her family members and “Granny” to many other children of the community throughout the years.
    She was of the Baptist faith.
    She was the daughter of the late John Harley and Miza Elvira Ledford Pack, and wife of the late Robert Lee Farmer, who died April 25, 1978. She was also preceded in death by two sons, Gene and Lonnie Farmer; four sisters, Joy Hicks, Dorothy Dockery, Mildred Pack and Irene Pack; and four brothers, Cecil, Edward, Junior and Dennis Pack.
    Left to carry her legacy are children and their spouses, Linda and Tommy Curtis of Beech Island, S.C., Brenda and Don Goff of North Augusta, S.C., Paul and Shelley Farmer of Murphy, Brian and Debbie Farmer of Marble, and Mark and Tammy Farmer of Murphy; daughter-in-law, Donna Sue Farmer of Beech Island, S.C.; three siblings, Ralph Pack of Youngstown, Ohio, Clarence Pack of Andrews, and Kenny Pack of Ranlo, N.C.; and many grandchildren.
    Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Saturday, June 1, in the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Murphy, with the Revs. Blake Ritz and Randall Moss officiating. The interment was in Maltby Baptist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers were Dusty Farmer, Justin and Austin Haffly, Dustin Phillips, Eric Goff and Cruz Ledford. Honorary pallbearers were Clayton and Dewayne Trantham, and William Phillips.
    The family received friends from 1-2:45 p.m. Saturday at Ivie Funeral Home, Murphy, prior to the services.
    In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made in memory of Pauline “Polly” Josephine Pack Farmer to Gideons International, P.O. Box 164, Murphy, NC 28906.
    Ivie Funeral Home, Murphy, was in charge of all arrangements.
    An online guest register is available at

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