Patricia Louise (Ruhl) Farmer, 80, of Burlington Junction, MO, passed away Friday, January 17, 2014, at Heartland Hospital in St. Joseph, MO, with her family at her side.
Patricia was born in Maryville, MO, on August 20, 1933, to Russell and Helen (Holt) Ruhl, who preceded her in death. She lived in the Burlington Junction, MO, area for most of her life.
She graduated from Horace Mann High School in Maryville in 1951. She retired as a cook after 28 years at Gray’s Truck Stop, Maryville, MO.
On May 12, 1956, Patricia was united in marriage to Arthur Henley Farmer. He passed away on May 1, 2011.
Patricia was a member of the Clearmont Baptist Church, Clearmont, MO, and a past member of the Shell Grove Club, Maryville, MO.
Her survivors include her children, Lynn (C.J.) Farmer, Burlington Junction, MO, Darlene Farmer, Burlington Junction, MO, Joyce Farmer, Maryville, MO, Bernie (Linda) Farmer, Quitman, MO, and Doris (Whitney) Davis, Savannah, MO; 3 grandchildren, 4 step grandchildren, and 7 step great grandchildren; siblings, Cathy Wright, Quitman, MO, Russell Richard (Joanie) Ruhl, Spencerport, NY, and Rodger (Sue) Ruhl, Wilcox, MO; and several beloved nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 6-8:00 PM on Thursday, January 23, 2014, at the Bram-Danfelt Funeral Home, Maryville, MO. The funeral services will be at 1:00 PM, on Friday, January 24, 2014, also at funeral home. Please feel free to wear white in celebration of her life.
The burial will follow at the Memorial Park Cemetery, St. Joseph, MO.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the American Lung Association.
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