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Earl Clayton Farris

April 3, 1923 March 18, 2018
Earl Clayton Farris
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Obituary for Earl Clayton Farris

Mr. Earl Clayton "Shorty" Farris age 94 of Chatsworth, GA and formerly of Oak Ridge, passed away Sunday, March 18, 2018.
He was born April 3, 1923 in Gray, Kentucky, the son of Emory Clark Farris and Martha Shore Farris.
Mr. Farris was a member of Newtown Baptist Church in Calhoun, GA. and a charter member and deacon of Calvary Baptist Church in Oak Ridge, TN for over 50 years. He also was a retired certified welder for Y - 12 (Martin Marietta).
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his spouses, Irene Martin Farris, August 31, 1984 and Dora Bagwell Farris, October 16, 2011; Brothers and sisters in law, Jewell and Lilly Farris, Junior and Nellie Farris and Paul Farris and Sisters, Pauline Dinsmore and Francis Farris.
Survivors include Son and daughter in law, Ralph and Brenda Farris of Chatsworth, GA; Granddaughter, Crystal Dawn Farris Locke of Chatsworth. Great; Grandsons, Soloman Locke and Jeffson Locke both of Chatsworth; Caretakers and niece, Shelba and Herchel Sexton of Calhoun, GA. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Visitation will be Tuesday, March 20, 2018 from 5 till 9 pm at Shawn Chapman Funeral Home in Chatsworth, Ga. On Thursday, March 22, 2018, the family will receive friends from 5 till 7 pm at Weatherford Mortuary in Oak Ridge. The funeral will follow at 7 pm with Rev. Steve McDonald officiating.
Family and friends will meet on Friday at 11 am at Oak Ridge Memorial Park for a graveside service. An online guest book can be signed at www.weatherfordmortuary.com.


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Visitation

Thursday

22

Mar

5:00 PM 3/22/2018 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 3/22/2018 7:00:00 PM
Weatherford Mortuary

158 South Jefferson Circle
Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Weatherford Mortuary
158 South Jefferson Circle Oak Ridge 37830 TN
United States

Funeral

Thursday

22

Mar

7:00 PM 3/22/2018 7:00:00 PM
Weatherford Mortuary

158 South Jefferson Circle
Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Weatherford Mortuary
158 South Jefferson Circle Oak Ridge 37830 TN
United States

Graveside Service

Friday

23

Mar

11:00 AM 3/23/2018 11:00:00 AM
Oak Ridge Memorial Park

1501 Bethel Valley Road
Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Oak Ridge Memorial Park
1501 Bethel Valley Road Oak Ridge 37830 TN
United States
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