Obituary for Marion Twain Farmer
Marion Twain Farmer II of Conyers, GA passed away at his home on December 9, 2022 at the age of 84. He was preceded in death by his parents, Marion Twain Farmer, Sr. and Lucy Camp Farmer and infant sister, June Farmer. He is survived by first cousins Joan Costley Brown (Dale), Susan Plunkett Denney (Mark), and Leann Camp Kelley (Joe). He was employed by the City of Atlanta for 35 years in the office of Tax Assessors as a Personal Property Field Tax Auditor. Marion was active in youth sports coaching football and basketball. He was a member of the Rockdale County Jaycees serving as Secretary for several years. After retirement, he began researching his family history and became active in the Rockdale Genealogical Society. While in this organization he compiled several research listings of genealogical information including an index of "A History of Rockdale County", an index of the cemeteries of Rockdale County, "The Roster of the John McIntosh Chapter of the DAR of 1981", "The Official Record of Salem Campground", and the Rockdale County Surname Index. He also enjoyed playing golf and meeting with friends that gathered at Beasley's Drug Store.
Funeral services will be held Friday, December 16, 2022 at 2:00 PM at Scot Ward's Green Meadow Chapel with Jeff Hales and Ranny Peek speaking; interment will follow at Philadelphia UMC Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday, December 16, 2022 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM at the funeral home. Condolences may be submitted on-line at www.scotward.com. Scot Ward Funeral Services, 699 American Legion Rd., Conyers, GA, 770-483-7216.
Ellen Yost Blakeslee, Genealogist.