Paul C. FarleyDecember 5, 2010
Mr. Paul C. Farley, age 82 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., passed away Thursday, December 2, 2010, at Jefferson City Manor.
Mr. Farley was born on May 20, 1928, in Norris City, Ill., a son of Oliver and Edith Cruson Farley. He was married on December 12, 1975, in St. Louis, Mo., to Norma Siebern, who survives at the home. Paul graduated from Diehlstadt High School in Diehlstadt, Mo., and later from Lincoln University with a Bachelors Degree in Sociology. A resident of the central Missouri area since 1975, he served eight years in the Missouri Army National Guard. Paul was employed as a job training program specialist with the Missouri Department of Economic Development and also worked for Man Power Planning. He was a member of Central United Church of Christ, the Kiwanis Club of Jefferson City, Evening Lions Club, and mentored at South Elementary School. Paul was also a farmer and loved spending time on his farm near Russellville. He was extremely proud of the barn that he and Norma built from the ground up on that farm. Paul also enjoyed being a beekeeper and made honey under the label Far-View. Survivors include: his wife of 34 years, Norma Farley; one daughter, Karen Sue Farley of Fulton, Mo.; three sons, Paul Terry Farley of Williamsburg, Mo., Harold Farley of Columbia, Mo., and Michael Farley of Fulton, Mo.; one sister, June House and her husband Gene of Poplar Bluff, Mo.; one brother, Wendell Farley and his wife Joanna of Sikeston, Mo.; two brothers-in-law, Larry Siebern and his wife Nancy of Ballwin, Mo. and Gary Siebern of Jefferson City, Mo.; and numerous grandchildren, great- grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. He was preceded in death by one sister, Irlene Groves; three brothers, G.R. Farley, Rodney Farley, and Leonard Farley; and one son, one brother, and two sisters that passed away in infancy. A visitation will be held at Central United Church of Christ from 10:00 until 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, December 7, 2010. A funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, December 7, 2010, at Central United Church of Christ with Reverend Dr. Stephen Buchholz officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the Central United Church of Christ, 118 W. Ashley, Jefferson City, MO 65101. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Freeman Mortuary. www.freemanmortuary.com