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Farris Larhue DeFoor

Farris Larhue Roberts DeFoor, age 85 of Calhoun passed away on Friday, October 31st in Gordon Hospital. Farris was born on November 21, 1928 in Gordon County, daughter of the late George Shorter Roberts and Jennie Mae Campbell Roberts. Also, she was preceded in death by her husband, Alton “Peedro” DeFoor; a brother, George Benson Roberts; two sisters, Ada Joanne Roberts and Glenda Yvonne Bodenhammer; and a nephew, Tony Roberts. She was a lifetime resident of Gordon County, loved to travel, and was a member of the Nellie Peters United Methodist Church. Farris is survived by one brother, Malcom Autry Roberts and his wife Betty; one sister, Melba Loreta Roberts Bryant; step-daughter, Amy Burns and her husband Patrick of Dawsonville, GA; one sister in law, Doris Baker Roberts; step-grandchildren, Conner and Ethan Burns of Dawsonville, GA; nieces and nephews, Farris Temissa Darnell, Cindy Anna Marie Burton, Pam White, Kevin Allen, Yolanda Roberts, Spring Bodenhammer, Doug Bodenhammer, Jennie Jones, Casey Roberts, and Brian Roberts; and several great nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 PM, Monday, November 3rd at the Chapel of Thomas Funeral Home with the Reverends Jimmy Faith and Dennis Jarvis officiating. Gina Daniel will have charge of music. Burial will be in Fain Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 4:00 until 8:00 PM, Sunday at the funeral home. Pallbearers are Brandon Allen, Shawn Allen, Justin White, Josh White, Thad Burton, and Chad Faulkenberry. They are asked to meet at the funeral home at 1:45 PM Monday. In addition to flowers the family requests that donations be made to Nellie Peters United Methodist Church. Online condolences may be recorded at www.thomasfuneralhomecalhoun.com. Thomas Funeral Home has charge of arrangements for the services of Farris Larhue Roberts DeFoor.


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Helen & Tom Greeson Nov 2 2014 4:00 PM

Farris was an awesome lady!! She cut my hair 25 years ago. She was always such a positive lady! She will be missed. Edna Wright

Edna Wright Nov 2 2014 2:25 PM

My memory of Farris is when she hired me to work for her from a phone call. I didn't know her or even where her shop was located, yet she gave me a job. She was a beautiful person inside & out!! I'll always remember how you loved the holidays & how you decorated for each season!! I loved her & will miss her greatly!!

Belva Swably Nov 2 2014 1:57 PM

Belva Swably lit a candle for Farris Larhue DeFoor

Belva Swably Nov 2 2014 1:38 PM

Farris was such a lovely person. She was my mother's best friend for so many years. She and Daddy even named me after Farris (LaRhue), so I always felt that Farris was my godmother. I loved her and will miss her greatly. It is my honor to play the piano for her funeral service. Sherry (LaRhue) Faith Chapman

Sherry Chapman Nov 2 2014 1:06 PM

Farris will be missed by all who knew and loved her RIP MY FRIEND.

peggy sheriff Nov 2 2014 9:05 AM

I shall never forget the first time I met you. I am a niece of Mittie Broyles and have been blessed knowing such a fantastic woman who was always full of life and joy! Your Christmas party will always be a fond memory and I will never forget our adventure at the Braves' game. Our world has lost a Treasure. Patricia Eastin

Patricia Nov 2 2014 8:51 AM

For over 70 years you have been such a beautiful friend! Your beauty was inside and out. I will always cherish the many memories we shared; never forgetting how you made them all filled with laughter. I loved you and your LOVE OF LIFE. Mittie

Mittie Nov 2 2014 8:42 AM

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