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Clarice Ellis Farrish

May 22, 2012

Clarice Ellis Farrish

Clarice Ellis Farrish, age 74, passed away, Sunday, May 20, 2012, at Dugan Memorial Home, in West Point.
Clarice Emilie Farrish was born Dec. 23, 1937, in West Point, to the late Louise Johann Ellis and Raymond Fuller Ellis. She had worked at the Mississippi Industry for the Blind for several years. Mrs. Farrish was a member of First Baptist Church, where she was a member of the Joy Seitz WMU Group. She was a graduate of Blue Mountain College. Mrs. Farrish was a proud mother and grandmother. Clarice Ellis Farrish married Willie Elton Farrish June 27, 1964. He preceded her in death Aug. 22, 1992.
Funeral services are Friday, May 25, 2012, at 3 p.m. at First Baptist Church with the Rev. Dale Funderburg officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery in West Point.
Calvert Funeral Home of West Point is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include her son, Ray Farrish (Shawna) of Stockton, Calif.; two grandchildren: Jilliyn and Jack; her three brothers: Robert Ellis (Laura) of Castleberry, Ala., Edwin Ellis (Diane) of Starkville, Henry Ellis (Patricia) of Fayetteville, N.C.; and her sister in law, Virginia Ellis of West Point. Her brother, John Ellis, preceded her in death.
Pallbearers are Mark Cliett, Bobby Magers, Homer Dyer, Glen Brown, Pete O'Shea, and Dave Glasgow.
Honorary pallbearers are her resident friends at Dugan Memorial Home, members of the Ruth Sunday School Class and her church family at First Baptist Church.
Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, P. O. Box 797, West Point, MS 39773.
Visitation is Friday, May 25, 2012, at 2 - 3 p.m. at First Baptist Church.
Friends may leave an online condolence at

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