Laura “Bea” Farmer, age 81, of Reynoldsburg, formerly of Bellaire, OH passed away Sunday, November 23, 2008.
She was a member of the Reynoldsburg United Methodist Church, the Order of the Eastern Star, Eugenie Chapter #507, and the Reynoldsburg Gardening Club; she loved bowling and sewing, and was a former employee of Sears.
She is preceded in death by her husband William, parents Beatrice and Joel Francis Lee Strahl, son-in-law Michael Dowling; brothers Austin, Charles and Wilmer and sisters Mary Ellen and Frances Ann.
She is survived by daughter Linda Dowling; son Bruce Jewel Farmer, grandchildren Heather Don Endres, Joshua Robin Farmer, Jason Aubrey Dowling, SSGT Nicholas Kym Farmer, Bob Farmer and P.J. Farmer; great-grandchildren, Dalton, Kalyn, Logan, Sean, Jadyn, Madigan, and Jakob; brother Bill Strahl sisters Althea Marx and Gene Lemley.
Her family will receive friends Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at the Cotner Funeral Home, 7369 E. Main Street, Reynoldsburg. An Eastern Star service with be conducted at 3:00 p.m. by the Eugenie Chapter #507 O.E.S.
Friends will also be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Home and Crematory 441-37th Street Bellaire, OH on Wednesday from 12 Noon-2:00 p.m. with her funeral service at 2:00 p.m.
Interment will follow at Davis Cemetery Bellaire, OH
In Lieu of flowers contributions my be made to the RUMC Life Center 1636 Graham Road Reynoldsburg, OH 43068.