Graveside services for Patricia Marie Farris, 80, Dayton, Ohio, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, October 7, 2023, at Howell Memorial Park Cemetery, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mrs. Farris passed away at 1:50 a.m., Sunday, September 24, 2023, at Spring Hills Singing Woods Nursing Center, Dayton, Ohio.
She was born February 28, 1943, at New Plymouth, Idaho, to William Pelc and Freda Viola Harsin Pelc. On September 28, 1963, she was married at White Church, Missouri, to James Martin Farris, who preceded her in death in 2020. Mrs. Farris enjoyed sewing and quilting and was an avid rock collector. She was a livestock and horse 4-H advisor in Preble County, Ohio for twenty years; worked as a Preble County Humane Officer for five years and was a member of Gammil Gem Club for almost twenty years.
She is survived by three children, Michelle Niswonger, Eaton, Ohio, Cynthia Brown and husband, Dave, Brownsville, Oregon and Andrew Farris and wife, Dee, Silver Creek, Georgia; eleven grandchildren, Kyle, Kelsey and Levi Niswonger, Katheryn, Jessica and Rebecca Crane, Eli, Miranda and Lauren Farris, Alex Beckett and Kylie Cooper; two great-grandchildren, Braxton and Emilia Lipscomb; four brothers, Jim, George, Joe and Mike Pelc; four sisters, Shirley Baria, Rosie Hergesheimer, Barbara Pelc and Margaret Poe; and many nieces and nephews.
Her parents, husband, five brothers and three sisters, preceded her in death.
Visitation services will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Friday, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to West Plains Regional Animal Shelter and may be left at or mailed to Robertson-Drago Funeral Home, 211 West Main, West Plains, MO 65775.