Doris Elizabeth Headrick Farmer, 80, passed away on November 21, 2022. She was born on March 6, 1942, to the late John and Dolly Headrick in rural Cherokee, Alabama. She was a devoted member of Lighthouse Missionary Baptist Church where she faithfully served her Lord and Savior. Ms. Doris loved her church and being able to spread His word. On July 29, 1960, she married her sweetheart, Ronald, and together raised three children. Later in life, Ms. Doris became the manager of Martin's restaurant. She loved to cook and her famous biscuit recipe is now used across all locations. Ms. Doris also loved tending to her flowers and being with her family. She was a grandmother and great-grandmother who was overjoyed when her grandbabies were near. Ms. Doris was very loved and she will continue to be very missed.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her loving husband of 30 years, Ronald Farmer; sisters, Francis Pollard and Glenda Bassett' and brothers, James Harlan Headrick and John Headrick. She is survived by her children, David (Dana) Farmer of Dallas, Nissie (Doug) Brewster of Temple, and Pete (Nancy) Farmer of Carrollton; three sisters, Eloise Kerr of Piedmont, AL. Ruth Bowman of Piedmont, AL. and Mary Norton of Piedmont, AL; six grandchildren, Elizabeth (Colton) Peppers of Baldwin, GA, Trevor (MiKayla) Brewster of Cedartown, David Farmer Jr. of Dallas, Amelia Farmer of Greenville, SC, Max Farmer of Carrollton, Lindsey Farmer of Carrollton; two great-granddaughters, Addilyn Elizabeth Peppers and Anniston Rose Peppers, and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends at Clark Funeral Home on Friday, November 25, 2022, from 5:00pm until 8:00pm. Funeral Services for Ms. Doris will be on Saturday, November 26, 2022, at Lighthouse Missionary Baptist Church at 11:00am with Reverend Jason Hudgens, Reverend Ricky Pollard, and Reverend Tommy Young officiating. Interment will follow at Union Grove Cemetery in Piedmont, Alabama with Trevor Brewster, David Farmer Jr., Max Farmer, Larry Bassett, Jack Bassett, and Travis York serving as pallbearers and with Junior Bearden and Josh Cash serving as honorary pallbearers.
The family requests that if you wish to attend either the visitation or service, please wear bright colors. Ms. Doris was a vibrant, loving woman who did not want anyone in black.
Clark Funeral Home is honored to care for the Farmer family during this difficult time.