June 29, 1933 - November 10, 2020
Elanor (Stuart) Farris, 87, of Goreville, formerly of Olive Branch, passed away at 4:55 AM, Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at Angel Acres in Marion. She was born June 29, 1933 in Alexander County, Illinois to Claude and Greta (Billings) Stuart. She married Ted Farris on October 29, 1950. He preceded her in death on May 28, 1998. Elanor worked at Vienna Glove Factory and then owned and operated T& E Ceramics. She also taught ceramic classes through Shawnee College. Elanor was a member of the Eastern Star Chapter #1009. She petitioned the Goreville Chapter #1009 Order of the Eastern Star on June 2, 1967 and was initiated on June 6, 1967. She served as worthy matron in 1972. On July 7, 2017, Elanor became a 50 year member. She is survived by her daughter, Debbie Farris of Goreville; sons, Bob Farris and Gary (Terra) Farris both of Goreville; 7 grandchildren, Christie Johnson (friend Mike), Shawn Mitchell (friend Jamie), Tiffany (Scott) Jackson, Aaron (Jennie) Farris, Corrie Farris, Matthew Farris, Amanda Pritchett; 10 great-grandchildren, Levi, Chase, Dakota, Justin, Wes, Megan, Eli, Cyleigh, Caden, Jaycee; 4 great great-grandchildren, Ryleigh, Avery, RaeLynn, Emeri; sister, Marilyn Martin; brother, Kenneth (Maida) Stuart; brother-in-law, Don Farris; nieces, nephews and other relatives. Besides her parents and husband she was preceded in death by her son, Terry Lynn Farris on November 11, 1952; daughter-in-law, Donna Farris; 2 grandchildren, Nikki Brogan and J.R. Clay; brother-in-law, Don Martin; sister-in-law, Betty Jo (Russel) Healey. Visitation will be from 12PM to 2PM, Thursday, November 12, 2020 at Blue Funeral Home in Goreville. Funeral services will be at 2PM at the funeral home with Eastern Star rites accorded at 1:45PM. Interment will follow at Busby Chapel Cemetery in Goreville. Crain Funeral Home in Tamms is in charge of arrangements.
Elanor (Stuart) Farris, 87, of Goreville, formerly of Olive Branch, passed away at 4:55 AM, Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at Angel Acres in Marion. She was born June 29, 1933 in Alexander County, Illinois to Claude and Greta (Billings) Stuart.... View Obituary & Service Information
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