Denys Wayne Farmer

March 20, 1953-May 13, 2023


Denys Wayne Farmer, 70, of Sparta, passed away May 13, 2023, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.

He was born March 20, 1953, in Triumph, Minnesota, and he was the son of Denys Farmer and Bernice O'Connor Farmer.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include his wife, Melba Farmer, of Sparta; daughters, Delicia Null (Bruce), of Sparta, Demita Farmer-Sweeton (Jonathan), of Sparta, Erin Niehuus (Dustin), of Smithville, Andria Keith (Andy), of Smithville, LiaLynn Jayne Farmer, of Sparta; son, Denys H.M. Farmer, of McMinnville; grandchildren, Andrew T.L. Nabors, Aley Martin (Dakota), Aizik A. Nabors, Connor J. Farmer, Macey Sweeton, Carlyn M. Sweeton, Payton Farmer, Kaytee Farmer, Saydie Farmer, Christy Farmer, Colton J. Farmer, Hannah Keith, Everly Keith, Kinley Niehuus, Layton Niehuus, Emersyn Niehuus, Ethan Hall; sister, Alice Farmer Rice, of Thompson Station; niece, Andrea Zalewski (Aaron), of Thompson Station; and nephew, Denys Paul Farmer, of Nashville.

Graveside service was 1 p.m., May 16, 2023, at Dixie O’Connor Cemetery, in Sparta.

Oak Lawn Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.