Farmer, Bobby Jo Osborne (Cleveland)

Sunday, December 3, 2017
Bobby Jo Osborne Farmer, 38, of Cleveland, TN, went to be with the Lord on December 2, 2017.

She was born February 10, 1979, in Quincy, IL.  Bobby was a beautiful person inside and out.  She never met a stranger and she had a smile for everyone.  Bobby always tried to help anyone she could and she lived life large.

Bobby was preceded in death by her grandparents, Edward and Helen Deal, and Carol and Mary Deeter as well as her niece Jessica Hatchett.

She is survived by her parents, Kenneth and Vickie Deeter; children Cheyenne Farmer, Evan Farmer, and Malissa Farmer; granddaughter, Lyriq; siblings, Kenneth Deeter, Misty Osborne, and Jimmy Osborne; the father of her children, Sean Farmer; and several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 7, at Clingan Ridge Baptist Church, 2412 Georgetown Road, Cleveland, Tn.


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