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Walter Farris

Sunday, February 2, 2003

"Pud" Walter Willis Farris, 84, of West Memphis died Jan. 27, 2002, in Memphis.

Born Aug. 21, 1917, in Ash Flat, he was the son of Allen G. Farris and Minnie Lee Overton Farris. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served during World War II.

Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Sue Farris; a sister, Clara Paysinger of Salem; three stepchildren -- Leon, Sherry and Martha; and several grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, John Bill Farris; and a sister, Bessie Ann White.

The funeral was Jan. 29 at Roller-Citizens Funeral Home Chapel in West Memphis with Gary Hair officiating. Burial followed in Crittenden Memorial Park in Marion.