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Esther Marie (Bucella) Farmer

September 2, 1937 ~ May 1, 2020 (age 82)


Esther Marie Farmer, of North Little Rock, passed away on May 1, 2020. She was born in Midland, Arkansas on September 2, 1937 to Martin and Lena Bucella.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jimmy V. Farmer; parents; brothers, Charles and Eugene Bucella; and son-in-law, Ray Sawyer.

She is survived by her daughters, Deanna Sawyer and Lori Lee; granddaughter, Chloe Lee; sister, Charlotte Strunk; and nephews, Martin, Bill A., Michael and Steve Strunk.

Esther graduated Hartford High School in 1955 as Class Salutatorian, she then went on to graduate St. Edwards School of Nursing in 1958. She retired from nursing in 2002 as the Staff Nurse at Arkansas Urology Associates. Esther was active in Girl Scouts for twelve years as a Troop Leader and Neighborhood Coordinator. She volunteered in public schools, P.T.A. and in the classroom in Fort Smith and North Little Rock. She was an avid fan of Razorbacks sports and Arkansas Twister football.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of your choice.  A Celebration of her life will be held at a later date.   

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