Nina Farrar

Nina V. Bumgardner Farrar, 86, passed away at her home in Jacksonville, Fla., on Feb. 18, 2013.

Nina Virginia Bumgardner Farrar was born in Rosedale W.Va., daughter of the late Bernard and Lucy Bumgardner, on July 18, 1926.

She had worked in Parkersburg at several area businesses as a bookkeeper. After her retirement she enjoyed her family and her grandchildren. She was an avid reader and created so many beautiful cross-stitch pictures. Nina was Baptist by faith and a member of North Parkersburg Baptist Church. Nina was married to Allan M. Farrar in 1959, who preceded her in death. He was the love of her life.

Surviving are three children, Gary Farrar, Jacksonville Fla., Pamela Roberts (Bill), Lowell, Ohio, and Linda Booth (John) of Davisville, W.Va.; eight grandchildren, Allison, Amy, Karl, Kris, Kari, Allan, Sam and Hunter; and 16 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Jean; and one grandson, Darin.

Friends may call between 2-4 and 4-6 p.m. Friday at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home, Parkersburg. The funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Riverview Cemetery, Williamstown, W.Va.

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