Thomas Farren


Alderson – Thomas “Tom” Farren, 95, of Muddy Creek Mountain, Alderson, went home to be with his Lord, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, at the Peyton Hospice House, Lewisburg.

Born May 9, 1922, at Blue Sulphur Springs, he was the son of the late Elwood and Lilly Brock Farren.

Tom was a U.S. Army, World War II Veteran where he received a Purple Heart.  He had worked for Acme Limestone for 13 years, retired from the Alderson Federal Prison after 20 years of service and drove for MTA for several years.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by brother-in-law, William Diem.

Survivors include his loving wife of 71 years, Anna Virginia Diem Farren; two sons, Gary Farren and wife Bonnie and Bill Farren and wife Ada all of Alderson; five granddaughters, Susan Byers of Alderson, Sarah Browning and husband Joey of Alderson, Carrie Farren of Wheeling, Jennifer Farren and husband Zack Hahn of Alabama, and Maxanna Bennett of Pittsburgh, PA; nine great-grandsons, one great-granddaughter; sister in law, Kathy Diem of Texas; niece, Candy Sandlin and husband John of Texas; nephew, John Diem and wife Julie of Texas; several great-nieces and nephews; and special caregivers, Glenna Parrish, Holly Forren, Carol Holt, Becky Gadd and Angela Hardiman.

The funeral service will be 2 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 14, at the Morgan Funeral Home Chapel, 252 Montvue Drive, Lewisburg, with Paul Brown officiating. Burial will follow in the C.D. Hanger Cemetery, Muddy Creek Mountain Road, Alderson.

Visitation will be at the funeral home from 12 noon until time of the service on Sunday.

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