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Mary Ann (Rogers) Farmer

August 31, 1935 ~ September 7, 2021 (age 86)


Waynesville – Mary Ann Rogers Farmer, 86, passed away on Tuesday, September 7, 2021 at her residence.

Mary was a native of Buncombe County, but had resided in Haywood for most of her life, and was a daughter of the late Cecil Cromwell and Layla Hove Rogers.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Donna Ann Farmer; son, Gary Lynn Farmer; sister, Wanda Farmer; and brother, Fred Rogers.  Mary was a wonderful cook and loved to watch dog racing, traveling, bingo, playing cards, and carrom games.

She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Raymond Lewis Farmer; one son, Ronnie Alton Farmer and his wife, Kathy, of Clyde; five grandchildren, Jeremy Vincent Farmer, Tracy Lynn Swallows, Beth Ann Hill, Michael David Farmer, and Jennifer Farmer; two step-grandchildren, Glenn Allen Allison and William Tyler Lee Allison; numerous great-grandchildren; and a special niece, Vickie Hensley.

A private graveside service was held at Crawford/Ray Memorial Gardens.

The care of Mrs. Farmer has been entrusted to Wells Funeral Homes of Canton and an online memorial register is available at “Obituaries” at

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Private Graveside Service

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