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Bryan County, Oklahoma

Highland Park Cemetery
Durant, Oklahoma

© Holmes-Coffey-Murray Funeral Home

Deceased Name: Mildred "Meg" K. Davis Farmer

© Holmes-Coffey-Murray Funeral Home

Submitted by: Jo Aguirre

Mildred K. Davis Farmer, a resident of Durant, Oklahoma and beloved family member left this earthly life and went to be with her Savior on Saturday, January 9, 2016 at the age of 97.

She was born in Coleman, Oklahoma to Alvin J. and Wanda Tyler Davis on Sunday, December 29, 1918.

Meg married Charles E. "Chuck" Farmer in California on May 10, 1942.

Meg was born at home near Coleman, Oklahoma. She grew up on the family farm at Nida, Oklahoma.

She graduated from Murray in Tishomingo. After graduation she went to Oklahoma City to live with her sister and did clerical work.

That is where she met the love of her life, Charles E. Farmer "Chuck". Chuck went to California where he enlisted in the Army and they married in Long Beach, California on May 10, 1942.

After teaching Sunday School for many years and raising her children she went back to college and got her Early Childhood Teaching Certificate and began a long career of teaching pre-school children. She became director of a pre-school in Redlands, California and retired in 1992.

In 1993, she and Chuck moved back to Durant, Oklahoma. In Durant she helped take care of grandchildren and great grandchildren. Her beloved husband passed away in 2004 after almost 62 years of marriage and she came to live with her daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Jerry Tomlinson.

She was an example of unselfish love for her family and all who knew her. She would light up when children or family were present. She had a pure heart and a wit about her that could bring laughter and joy.

Mrs. Farmer is survived by her daughter, Linda Kaye Tomlinson and husband Jerry; son, Charles Farmer, Jr. and grandchildren, Michelle Breeden and husband George, Kim White and husband Billy all of Durant, Oklahoma, Tracey Caraway and husband John of Kingston, Oklahoma, J. Tyler Tomlinson and wife Erica of Durant, Oklahoma, Eric C. Farmer of San Diego, California and Amy Farmer Damron and husband Todd of Durant, Oklahoma; great-grandchildren, William "Bo" White and wife Katie, Hogan Maxwell White all of Durant, Nicklaus Ray White of Norman, Oklahoma, Joshua Logan Breeden and wife Maddy of Kansas City, Kansas, Megan E. Breeden of Durant, Oklahoma, Travis D. Caraway and wife Kaija and Cheyenne K. Caraway of Durango, Colorado, Katie A. Caraway of Kingston, Oklahoma, Aliyah B. Tomlinson, Aubrey N. Tomlinson, Jerren L. Tomlinson and Alek R. Damron and great-great grandchild, Theo I. White all of Durant, Oklahoma.

Mrs. Farmer was preceded in death by her parents, Alvin and Wanda Davis; husband, Charles "Chuck" Farmer; brothers, Charles, Carl, Tibe and Richard Davis and sisters, Nona Kappel, Louise Maddox, Billie Fuller and Jane Robinson.

In lieu of flowers, memorials/contributions can be made to the Oklahoma Library for the Blind and Disabled 300 NE 18th, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73105-3212 or the First Baptist Church Television Ministry of Durant, Oklahoma 124 W. Evergreen, Durant, Oklahoma 74701.

A memorial service will be at 2:00 p.m. on January 14, 2016 at the Holmes Coffey Murray Chapel in Durant, Oklahoma with Pastor James Robinson officiating.

Interment will follow at the Highland Cemetery.

The pallbearers will be Meg's grandsons and granddaughters.

Family and friends may send online condolences and view tributes at www.holmescoffeymurray.com.

Services are under the direction of Holmes-Coffey-Murray Funeral Home, Durant, Oklahoma.

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