Mae Berniece Farrar (nee Harris) of Sullivan, Missouri, formerly of Steelville, Missouri, was born September 12, 1927 in Cherryville, Missouri to Willy Jefferson and Velma Anderson Harris and passed away Friday, January 17, 2020 at the age of 92 years, 4 months and 5 days.
After many years at Brown Shoe Company, Mae retired from there. She was a past member of Center Point Church and the last 20 years attended First Assembly of God Church in Sullivan, Missouri.
Mae enjoyed playing cards, square dancing, singing, taking photographs and playing Scrabble.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Willy and Velma Harris; one son, Roger Farrar; one daughter, Linda Hughes; great grandson, Les Adams Jr.; daughter-in-law, Elizabeth Starks; one brother, Hershel (Irene) Harris; and three sisters, Isolene (Frank) Kuenz, Helen (Roy) Turnbough and Virgie Santambrogio.
She is survived by two sons, Scott Starks and friend Wanda Swyers of Steelville, Missouri and David Metcalf and friend Betty McWhirter of Bourbon, Missouri; one daughter, Gina (Les) Adams of Sullivan, Missouri; son-in-law, Mark Hughes of Leasburg, Missouri; brother-in-law, Robert “Bob” Santambrogio of Steelville, Missouri; 12 grandchildren, Kimberly Nabor, Jackie Wynn, Kevin Kremalmyer, Richard Kreamalmyer, Timothy Metcalf, Kelly Juliette, Nicholas Metcalf, Mandy Keogh, Justin Wigger, Bill Adams, Tiffany Switzer and Tabatha Harmon; 21 great grandchildren; one great great grandchild; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, January 25, 2020 with Pastor Darrell Nichols officiating. Special music of “One Day at a Time” and “Further Along” was sung by Cindra Williams with Kay Cuneio as pianist. Memories were shared by her daughter Gina.
Committal prayer and interment were in the Steelville Cemetery.
Casket bearers were Tim Metcalf, Nick Metcalf, Shane Switzer, A.J. Harmon, Matt Keogh and Justin Wigger.
Arrangements under the direction of the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home of Steelville, Missouri.