OBITUARY: Michael Wayne Farmer


Mr. Michael Wayne Farmer, age 71 of Portland, Tennessee passed away on Tuesday, September 20th, 2022 at his residence.

Mr. Farmer was born on December 8, 1950 in Ft. Hood, Texas to the late Alvie C. and Sarah Chapman Farmer.

Mr. Farmer is survived by children, Gary (Tonya) Farmer and Shane (Jamie) Farmer; grandchildren, Brittani Farmer, Breanna Farmer and Dillan (Alaina) Farmer; great-grandchildren, Cerenity Payton and Reagan Farmer; brothers, Danny Farmer and Dennis Farmer; sisters-in-law, Nancy Farmer and Barbara Farmer.

Along with his parents, Mr. Farmer was preceded in death by his wife of 53 years, Anita Franklin Farmer; brothers, Roger Farmer and David Farmer; sister, Carol Farmer.

Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, September 27th at 2:00 PM from the chapel of Sellars Family Heritage at Portland with Bro. Dillan Farmer officiating. Interment will follow the service at Old Brush Cemetery with family and friends serving as pallbearers. Visitation with the family will be Tuesday, September 27th from 11:00 AM until time of service.

Arrangements by Sellars Family Heritage at Portland, 610 N. Broadway Street, Portland, TN 37148. (615)325-5010, obit line (615)325-9725. Online condolences can now be made at


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