Arlene Farmer, age 86, of Mt. Victory passed from this life on December 16, 2016 at her residence.

Arlene was born on January 4, 1930, in the Poplarville Community, to the late Jim Matt and Leona Wright Farmer. She worked for 42 years as a teacher for the Pulaski County School System. Arlene was of the Baptist faith.

Arlene is survived by great nephews, Jimmy Bell and Timothy Wood; great nieces, Kristy (and David) Bass, Carrie Trabish, Keisha Bell and Ivana Bell; great great nephew, Kaiden Barnes; and a great great niece, Kaitlyn Barnes. She is also survived by a dear and close friend, Minnie Wells, of Mt. Victory.

Preceding Arlene in death are her parents; a sister, Imogene Barnes; and a nephew, Vernon Barnes

Visitation will be held on Sunday, December 18, 2016, after 6 p.m., in Southern Oaks Funeral Home Chapel.

Funeral Services will be held on Monday, December 19, 2016, at 1:00 p.m. in the chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home with Bro. Dalous Sears officiating.

Southern Oaks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.