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Mr. Lilton Farley (age 65) transitioned to his eternal heavenly rest on Friday, September 15, 2023, at his Bibb County residence. The son of the late Tommy Farley, Sr. and the late Fannie Pearl Farley, Lilton was a native and lifelong resident of Eatonton, GA.
A Celebration of Life commemorating Mr. Farley was held at 1:00pm on Monday, September 25, 2023 at St. John AME Church in Eatonton, GA.
Funeral Address: 220 Willie Bailey St, Eatonton, GA 31024
Lilton C. Farley was born on February 25, 1958, in Eatonton, GA (Putnam County) to the parentage of the late Tommy Farley, Sr. and the late Fannie Pearl Banks Farley. He was the third of three sons. It was on Friday evening, September 15, 2023, that he answered the Call and entered the presence of the Lord.
Lilton accepted Jesus Christ early in life and joined St. John AME Church. Growing up, he was educated in the Putnam County Public School System, followed by Georgia College & State University in Milledgeville, GA. Lilton later joined Putnam Masonic Lodge #170 and was a member of The Sons of Allen; he also thoroughly enjoyed singing and earned a spot as one of the lead singers in a gospel group called the Gospel All Stars.
After college, Lilton was employed with the Georgia Power Company at Plant Branch and Wallace Dam for over twenty years. He would make his mark with his diligence and hard work.
Lilton was blessed to meet the love of his life, Kema Green. From this relationship, Lilton’s beloved daughter Fran Farley was born; she blessed Lilton with five amazing grandchildren.
Lilton is proceeded in death by his parents, Tommy Farley, Sr. and Fannie Pearl Farley, as well as one niece, Tammy Jackson-Hill.
To cherish his memory, he leaves his daughter, Fran Farley; five grandchildren, Jasmine Farley, Shantia Hawkins, Daja Hawkins, Landon Farley, and Macira Johnson; six great grandchildren, Brooklyn Cole and Brandon Cole, Deshawn Hawkins, Landon Farley, Jr., and Cayden and Ayden Johnson; two brothers, Tommie Farley, Jr. (Debra) and Johnny W. Farley; one Aunt Onnie (Frank) Quattlebaum (statement from Aunt Onnie: “Gone, but not forgotten precious memories. Love, Aunt Onnie”); and a close and devoted family friend, Willie Frank Thompkins; along with numerous other relatives and friends.
“Hear me when I call, O God of my righteousness: thou hast enlarged me when I was in distress;
have mercy upon me, and hear my prayer.”
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