Jacquelyn “Jackie” Phillips Farmer, 91, beloved wife of the late James Marshall Farmer, went to be with her Lord and Savior surrounded by her family on Tuesday, March 8, 2022.
Born in Barnwell, South Carolina, she was the daughter of the late Harry Jackson “Jack” and Carolyn Easterling Phillips.
Jackie graduated from Barnwell High School, then attended Limestone College and the University of South Carolina where she was a member of the Kappa Delta Sorority. She was a dedicated and active member of Buncombe Street United Methodist Church. She was involved with the South Carolina Mother of the Year Committee, Meals on Wheels, and was a Cub and Girl Scout leader. Her hobbies included gardening, traveling, cooking, tennis, and tailgating, but her biggest hobby of all was being with her family, whom she loved so dearly. Jackie never met a stranger and was known for her infectious smile.
Her legacy will continue on with her four loving children, James Marshall “Jim” Farmer, Jr., Jacquelyn “Lyn” Farmer Smeak, Lalla Ann Farmer Lineberger and husband, Ralph Lee Lineberger, III, and Patricia “Pat” Farmer Mace; seven precious grandchildren, John Milton “Jack” Smeak, III, Elizabeth Marshall Smeak, Ralph Lee Lineberger, IV, Jacquelyn Elizabeth “Jackie” Lineberger, Virginia Ann Lineberger, Jacob Scott “Jake” Mace and wife, Emma, and Robert Marshall Mace.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sisters, Betty Lee Phillips Brunson and Carolyn Phillips Wienges.
A memorial service to celebrate Jackie’s life will be held on Tuesday, March 15, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. at Buncombe Street United Methodist Church. The family will receive friends immediately following the service at the Poinsett Club until 4:30 p.m.
The family would like to thank Summer Ellenburg for her loving care and dedication. The family would also like to thank the staff of Hospice and Palliative Care Palmetto Region and the many other caregivers for their love and kindness.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Buncombe Street United Methodist Church, 200 Buncombe St, Greenville, SC 29601 or to Hospice and Palliative Care, PO Box 470408, Charlotte, North Carolina 28247.
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