Farrar, Helen Lucille -
Murfreesboro - Helen Lucille Hickerson Farrar went to be with our Lord on December 1, 2018.
She was born on October 20, 1925, in Coffee County to John Hickerson and Birdie Morgan. She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband of fifty-nine years, Carl L. Farrar; son, Jefferey West Farrar; brothers, Ewin and Tommy Hickerson; grandsons, Dionisios Vythoulkas and Caleb Riddle. She is survived by her sister, Opal Stephens of Manchester; daughters, Joan Vythoulkas and Brenda Farrar both of Woodbury, and Gina Prince of Estill Springs; sons, Steve Farrar of Elora, TN and Mark Farrar of Hendersonville; eighteen grandchildren; twenty-nine great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
After raising six children Helen began her next life phase by working as a teacher’s aide at North Coffee Elementary School in Manchester for eleven years. Helen loved her family and gardening. She was a life-long member of Blanton’s Chapel United Methodist Church in Manchester.
Funeral services for Helen will be conducted at 11:00 AM on Thursday, December 6, 2018, at Coffee County Funeral Chapel with Bro. Louis Johnson and Bro. Roy Hopkins officiating. Burial will follow in Blanton’s Chapel Cemetery. The family will receive friends form 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Wednesday, December 5, 2018, at the funeral home.
The family would like to thank the staff and workers at The Rutherford Memory Care facility in Murfreesboro for their care and support for Helen for the past five years, as well as Avalon Hospice.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks for donations to be made in Helen’s name to the Alzheimer’s Association, www.alz.org, or Blanton’s Chapel Cemetery, 4376 Powers Bridge Road, Manchester, TN 37355.
Coffee County Funeral Chapel is honored to serve the Farrar family.
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Coffee County Funeral Chapel
786 McMinnville Hwy
Manchester, TN 37355