OBITUARY: Anita Bryan Farmer


Mrs. Anita Bryan Farmer, age 71 of Lebanon passed away June 4, 2023, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

She was born in Wilson County, on December 11, 1951, daughter of the late Robert Lee Bryan and Hattie Lou Bryan.

She was a 1969 graduate of Lebanon High School and Middle Tennessee State University. She was Registered Nurse for fifty years. She began her career at McFarland Hospital and moved to University Medical Center working through several ownership changes and retired from Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital in 2022. She was a member of College Hills Church of Christ and Lebanon Golf and Country Club.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her stepmother, Woodard Hankins Bryan.

She is survived by her husband of forty-one years, Glenn Farmer; two children: Patrick Lee Farmer, Lauren (Josh) Lee; granddaughter, Scarlett Rose Lee; aunt, Mary Hightower; brother-in-law, Lynn Farmer; special friends, Kim and Cody Bryan and their daughters, Anna Grace, Sadie and Emmy.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, June 8, 2023, at 1 p.m. from the College Hills Church of Christ, 1401 Leeville Pike, Lebanon, with Kevin Owen and Johnny Markham officiating. Interment will follow in Wilson County Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers: Cody Bryan, Greg Hall, Jimmy Comer, Tracy Hay, Colin DeFevers and Gary McFarland. Visitation Wednesday 4-8 p.m. at Ligon & Bobo and Thursday 11 a.m. until service time at College Hills Church of Christ.

Memorial contributions may be made to “Anita’s Grandkids” c/o Pinnacle Bank for her grandchildren.

LIGON & BOBO FUNERAL HOME in charge of arrangements.


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