Welcome to the
memorial page for
Mary Frances Farmer
January 7, 1933
~ September 25, 2020
Mary Frances Watson-Farmer was born January 7, 1933 in Long Branch, NJ to the late George Watson and Sarah Drummond-Watson. Frances, as she was affectionately known as, departed this life on Friday September 25, 2020, at her residence. She fought a courageous battle until the Lord saw that she was tired and called her to her eternal rest.
Frances was a life-long resident of Long Branch, where she attended and graduated from the Long Branch public school system. She worked many years for the Federal Government at the Fort Monmouth military instillation, and 26 years at Riverview Medical Center until her retirement.
Frances was known for her quiet demeanor, loving spirit and her unwavering inner strength. She had unconditional love for her family, a strong faith and knowledge of the word of God.
She was predeceased by her parents, George and Sarah Drummond-Watson, her partner of 44 years Oscar Johnson, 4 sisters Myrtle Watson, Dorothy Watson-Bristow (Henry), Gladys Watson-Macon (John) and Mildren Watson-Colbert (Milton Eugene), 2 brothers James Watson and LeRoy Watson, a son Brian Farmer and 3 great-grandchildren Adrian M. Carney, Aaron and Michael Elliott.
She leaves to cherish her memory Edward Farmer of Jacksonville, FL, Diane Farmer of Asbury Park, NJ, Debra Reevey (Tyrone) of Long Branch, NJ, Cheryl Albert (Harold R.) Fair Haven, NJ, Karen Farmer, whom she resided with, Joyce Farmer, Neptune, NJ and David Farmer of Long Branch; 18 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren; 6 great-great grandchildren and a special niece Betty Ann Colbert. Thank you Betty Ann for all you did for mom. Your help was greatly appreciated.
"Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his love endures forever."