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Bonnie Farmer

IN MEMORIAM: Bonnie Farmer, 86; Wife of Pastor Mel Farmer

IN MEMORIAM

Bonnie Jo Farmer, 86;

Pastor Mel Farmer’s Wife

Bonnie Farmer

WEST DAVENPORT – Bonnie Jo Farmer, 86, the wife of Pastor Mel Farmer and the former Sunday school superintendent at River Street Baptist Church,  passed away peacefully while surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, May 25, 2019, at  Fox Nursing Home.

Bonnie was born on February 10, 1933 in Evansville, Indiana, a daughter of the late Genevieve Runau. It was there that she met the love of her life, Melvin Farmer. They were married in Evansville and have celebrated 64 years together.

In the early 1960s, the Farmers moved to Upstate New York. After living in several local communities through the years, they settled in West Davenport.

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