Claude Farmer, age 69, of Batesville, Ark., and formerly of Marmaduke, Ark., passed away Monday, August 24, 2020, at The Springs of Searcy, in Searcy, Ark. Claude was the son of Arlen B. Farmer and Helen Marie (Bryan) Farmer.
Claude was preceded in death by his parents, Arlen and Helen Farmer.
He is survived by three sons, Larry and Karen Farmer of Whitney, Tex., Charles Brent Farmer, and Lucas Houston Farmer, both of Marmaduke; one daughter, Jeanene and David Wheat of Locust Grove, Ark.; one sister, Bonnie Lou and Butch Zollinger of Marmaduke; five grandchildren, Nick, Merideth, Danielle, Bryan and Sean; three great-grandchildren, Dusty, Decklin and Fayla; and many other family and friends. Claude was a truck driver and mechanic. He was of the Baptist faith.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 29, at Hartsoe Cemetery, with Brother Kim Bridges officiating. Irby Funeral Home, of Marmaduke, is in charge of arrangements.
Those who wish may the sign the online guest book at www.irbyfuneralhome.com