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Ernestine Farrish

Services for Ernestine Farrish, 87, of Hazlehurst, were held Friday, Dec. 18, from Orion Seven Day Adventist Church with interment in Hazlehurst City Cemetery. Rev. Martin Washington officiated. Westhaven Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Ernestine Elizabeth Howard Farrish was born Dec. 2, 1922, in Lexington, KY to Ernestine (West) and Charles Howard Sr. She lived most of her life in Hazlehurst, where she received her education and retired from the Hazlehurst School system in 2001 after working 22 years as a teaching assistant.

She was married in July 1942 to O.B. Farrish, Sr. She was preceded in death by her husband and three of her children, O.B. Jr., Jerry, and Paul.

Survivors include: son, Al Farrish, daughters, Evelyn and Helen; brother, Oscar Tanner; 12 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; and five great great grandchildren.

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