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Rosalyn Poole Farthing

August 29, 1931 January 17, 2019
Rosalyn Poole Farthing
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Mrs. Rosalyn Poole Farthing, 87, of Dunn died Thursday, January 17, 2019 at her home. She was the daughter of the late Marvin Bailey Poole, M.D. and Lucille Johnson Poole.

Rosalyn was a 1948 graduate of Dunn High School and a 1952 graduate of Meredith College. She taught school in Columbia, SC, Harnett and Cumberland Counties in NC.

Rosalyn, at the age of 10 in 1942, became an active member of Dunn First Baptist Church. She was a member of Thursday Afternoon Book Club since 1955. She enjoyed puzzles, reading, playing bridge, and eating out.

A funeral service will be held Saturday, January 19th, at 11 a.m. at Skinner & Smith Funeral Home by Dr. Len Keever. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery.

Rosalyn is survived by her husband of 66 years, James “Jim” S. Farthing, Jr., a son, James “Jimmy” S. Farthing, III and wife Laureen of Greensboro, a daughter, Lucille F. Smith and husband Lee of Dunn, two granddaughters; Michelle Farthing, and Whitney Harrison and husband Bobby, a great granddaughter, Piper Smith, a sister, Kimberly P. Tart and husband Stanley of Kernersville.

The family will receive friends Saturday from 10 to 11 a.m. at Skinner & Smith Funeral Home. The family asks instead of flowers that memorials be made to, the James S. Farthing Basketball-Baseball Scholarship, Campbell University, Buies Creek, NC 27506 or to the First Baptist Church, 309 W. Broad St. Dunn, NC 28334.


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Visitation

Saturday

19

Jan

10:00 AM 1/19/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 1/19/2019 11:00:00 AM
Skinner & Smith Funeral Home

905 Erwin Road
Dunn, NC 28334

Skinner & Smith Funeral Home
905 Erwin Road Dunn 28334 NC
United States

Funeral Services

Saturday

19

Jan

11:00 AM 1/19/2019 11:00:00 AM
Skinner & Smith Funeral Home

905 Erwin Road
Dunn, NC 28334

Skinner & Smith Funeral Home
905 Erwin Road Dunn 28334 NC
United States
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