Betty Lou Farrar

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Funeral services for Betty Lou Farrar, age 70, of Shelbyville, will be held 3:00 p.m. Saturday, January 13, 2018, in the chapel of Doak-Howell Funeral Home with Brother Ray Wiser officiating. Burial will follow in Willow Mount Cemetery. Mrs. Farrar passed from this life Saturday, January 6, 2018 at Tennova Healthcare-Shelbyville after an extended illness.

Visitation will begin at 12 noon Saturday, January 13, 2018 at the funeral home.

Betty Lou Farrar was born November 12, 1947 in Harriman, TN to the late Beecher Powers and Mary Lou Petty Powers and is preceded in death by first husband, Joe Farrar; infant son, Joe Robert Farrar, Jr; loving daughter, Angela Martinez; siblings, A.J. Powers, Ann Vandergriff, Mary Helen Angus, and Edna Jean Angus.

Betty worked for Economy Pen for many years. She was a loving and most caring mother, who believed in giving and helping others.

Survivors include: husband, Grady Presley, Jr.; children, Jody Hernandez of Shelbyville, Gina (Ralph) Scott of Midtown, Crystal Farrar of Shelbyville, and Ruby Farrar of Shelbyville; grandchildren, Ashley (Juan) Leon, James “Ollie” Brown, Joe Brown, Shannon Scott, Penny Scott, Amy Scott, Miranda Farrar, Anna Yepez-Rosas, Tyler Parker, Erica Parker, Jessica Parker, Ethan Parker, Brayden Parker, Rosa Hernandez, and Selena Hernandez, and 9 great-grandchildren.

Memorial Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Doak-Howell Funeral Home is serving the family.