Funeral services for Mrs. Eva Ione Farrar Toms, age 92 of Manchester will be conducted at 1:00pm, Monday, graveside at the Blanton Chapel Cemetery with Sally Harvey and Louis Johnson officiating.
Visitation with the Toms family will be from 5pm until 9pm, Sunday at Manchester Funeral Home.
Mrs. Toms passed away Friday, February 8, 2013 at the Manchester Healthcare Center.
Mrs. Toms was born on January 19, 1921 in Coffee County, Tennessee the daughter of the late James Monroe and Becky Louetta Hickerson Farrar. She was also preceded in death by her husband of sixty years, Jessie Boyd Toms, by a beloved daughter, Glenda Pauley Sain, by a brother, Eldon Farrar and by a great granddaughter, Courtney Lou Sain.
Mrs. Toms grew up surrounded by loving family and friends in Coffee County. She was a woman of strong faith and was a lifetime member of the Blanton Chapel United Methodist Church.
Mrs. Toms is survived by:
1 son- Royce Toms of Brentwood, Tn
4 daughters- Carol Benson of Manchester
Helen Darden of Manchester
Connie Hill of Murfreesboro
Kathy Esslinger of Tullahoma
3 siblings- Odell Pitts and Horace Farrar, both of Manchester
Katherine Smith of Normandy
13 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren.
Also surviving is devoted family friens, Justin Goodwin of Manchester, whom Mrs Toms loved like a son.
MANCHESTER FUNERAL HOME IS HONORED TO SERVE THE TOMS FAMILY