SALEM, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Pearl M. Farmer, 100, passed away Sunday, October 30, 2022, at Blossom Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

She was born July 24, 1922, in Salem, daughter of the late Harry and Gertrude (Lease) McCartney.

Pearl was a graduate of Salem High School.

She had worked as a salesclerk for the G.C. Murphy Co.

Pearl was a member of the Salem First Christian Church and a member of the Red Hat Society.

Her husband, Zane L. Farmer, Sr. whom she married February 7, 1942, preceded her in death September 16, 1997.

Pearl leaves behind her daughter, Lila (Dean) Varner of Lisbon; five grandchildren; many great- grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren and great-great-great-grandchildren.

Besides her parents and her husband, Pearl was also preceded in death by a daughter, Doris Farmer; a son, Zane Farmer, Jr. and a sister, Doris Neiderheiser.

Friends and family will be received from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon Thursday, November 3, 2022, at Stark Memorial, where a funeral service will be held at 12:00 Noon with Pastor Leonard Moore officiating.

Burial will be at the Franklin Square Cemetery.

If unable to attend, you may show your support by joining our complimentary “Hugs from Home” program where your message will be attached to a balloon in the chapel to remind the family of your love and support at

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A television tribute will air Tuesday, November 1 at the following approximate times: 6:47 a.m. on WYTV, 9:43 a.m. on WKBN, 10:58 a.m. on FOX and 8:12 p.m. on MyYTV.