Naomi Jean Farrar
DIXFIELD -- Naomi Jean Farrar, 41, died on May 15, 2011 at Mid Maine Medical in Portland of a sudden illness. Naomi was born Jan. 13, 1970 in Rumford, the daughter of Foster and Brenda (Brown) Horne.
She graduated from Rumford High in 1988 and from UMF in the class of 1993. Children and ministries to serve them were deeply important to Naomi and she had been teaching her children at home.
She taught and assisted with CEF Good News Clubs, Sunday school, CEF Camp Good News, Vacation Bible School, and any opportunity to help and comfort a soul in need. Naomi was a foster parent and a founder of a ministry to serve crisis pregnancies and new parents in need.
She loved to knit, sew, crochet, cook and walk in the w0ods, but mostly she loved her Lord and her family. God bless her soul.
Naomi is survived by her husband of nearly 17 years, Rodney Farrar; children, Esther, Vernon, Elizabeth, Katherine, and Mary, all of Dixfield; her parents, Foster Horne of Peru and Brenda Swan of Dixfield; father-in-law, Rodney Farrar Sr. and his wife, Irene of Hodgdon; mother-in-law, Linda McLaughlin of Linneus; brother, Ralph Horne and wife, Barbara of Mexico; sister, Terry Hathaway and husband, Mark of Attleboro, MA; sisters-in-law, Dr. Carol Farrar and her husband, Brian Marzan of Lewiston, Susie Farrar of Orrington, and Jill Faulkner and husband, Jeff Minchin of Pittston; aunts, Gloria Donahue and Betsy Waleik; several nieces and nephews; and special friends, Michelle, Kelly, Bonnie, Jeannean and Sarah.