of Clarksville, AR
July 25, 1948 - July 18, 2021
Pastor Larry D. Farris, 72 of Clarksville, Arkansas, passed away Sunday, July 18, 2021, in Russellville, Arkansas. Larry was born July 25, 1948, in Clarksville, Arkansas to Mervin E. and Jessie (Davidson) Farris. He started his ministry for the Lord in 1975 in Zanesville, Ohio. Larry enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, and camping. He is preceded in death by his parents Mervin E. and Jessie (Davidson) Farris, father-in-law, Randall Smith. Pastor Farris is survived by his wife of 54 years Sharon (Smith) Farris of Clarksville, Arkansas; one son Larry B. (Kristy) Farris of Branson, Missouri; one daughter Angela (Jonathan) McClintock of St. Louis, Missouri; eight grandchildren Morgan (JR) Arreola of Clarksville, Arkansas; Brandon (Gloria) Farris of Roseville, California; Averielle Jones, Ashtyn Jones both of Branson, Missouri; Landon Kirk of St. Louis, Missouri; Alayna McClintock, Bethany McClintock, Hallie McClintock all of St. Louis, Missouri; two great grandchildren Jameson Farris of Roseville, California; and Autumn Farris of Roseville, California; two brothers Allen Farris of Hartman, Arkansas and Michael E. (Becky) Farris of Clarksville, Arkansas; two sisters Donna (Jim) Pitchford of Cabot, Arkansas; and Diana (Jerry) Howell of Oklahoma; mother-in-law Janet Smith of Clarksville, Arkansas.Visitation will be held 6:00 8:00 PM Wednesday, July 21, 2021, at Roller-Cox Funeral Home. Funeral service will be held 10:00 AM Thursday, July 22, 2021, at Lake Hills Church 1505 Marina Road Russellville, Arkansas with BJ Thomas officiating. Burial will follow at Oakland Cemetery in Clarksville, Arkansas. Landon Kirk, Larry Farris, Jonathan McClintock, Mike Farris, Kevin Hampton and Kevin McCloud serving as pallbearers.Arrangements are under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home, online guestbook available at www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/Clarksville.
Very sorry for your loss! Brother Farris has always been a wonderful man of God ! God bless you all
I am deeply sorry about the loss of such a great man my love and prayers to sister Farris and everyone at that church I loved and enjoyed attending I was always made to feel welcome
So sorry to hear of Pastor Farris passing. Now in the arms of Jesus, where we all long to be. Prayers for peace and comfort to all the family and friends.
We are so sorry to hear of Rev Farris's passing. A true man of God. He will be missed by so many. Prayers for the family.
Sis. Farris and the family, we extend our prayers and condolences for your great loss. Bro. Farris was not only a great man of God but such a great friend to the Myers family. He was very special to the work of God not only in Clarksville but across the world. Because of extenuating circumstances we are unable to attend his homegoing service but our thoughts and prayers are with you and yours as we watch the service. May God bless and keep you in his hands.
My heart is broken with the loss of my former pastor great man of God and friend. He was everything to so many people and will forever be missed. I loved to see his gentle smile and hear him praying to God. I give him honor today. When he walked into a room it was evident the spirit of God was always with him. We will always love you Pastor Farris one day we will see you soon. Tell Mark helloFor me
“No one can ever replace the amazing person that Brother Farris was. Our thoughts and our prayers are with your family during this time.”
I’m sorry Sister for your loss I hope one day we see him and Haven My family and I we have him in our heart he is the best pastor I have I’m so sorry sorry
I am so sorry to hear of the loss of Bishop Farris. The loss here is truly heavens gain. My thoughts and prayers are with you Sis Farris and the entire Farris family. I will never forget Bishop Larry D. Farris..
Angie & Sister Sharon so sorry to hear of the passing of you father and husband. We also really enjoyed seeing him at Christmas time here in Newark as Santa and Mrs. Claus. We always enjoyed his preaching when he came to the church. What a great man of GOD. Our thoughts and prayers go out to your family at this very difficult time. May GOD comfort you and your family in this time of sorrow. Brother & Sister Howard
Diana,sorry to hear of your brothers passing.May our previous Lord comfort you and your family at this time.Love and prayers;Bob and Wendy
SO SORRY HE WAS A GREAT MAN SIS. FARRIS YOU ALL ARE IN MY PRAYERS
So sorry for the loss of a great warrior. He will be missed by a great many people
Bishop Ferris was my pastor when I began attending The apostolic gospel church in Zanesville Ohio in 2003. I remember helping Bishop Ferris around the church when he needed it. He always took time to answer my questions and guide me. I'm so thankful for Bishop Ferris and Sister Ferris. There ministry and sacrifices have impacted so many, including me.
Sorry for the loss of Pastor Farris. Great will be the reward of this faithful man of God. Thankful for his ministry. We are praying for family, friends, and church.
Our sincere condolences to you Sis. Farris and the family. Bro. Farris was a prince of a man. Always kind and gentle. He was a great friend and he will be greatly missed. We were recipients so many times of his wonderful sourdough bread. No one could make it like he did. He fought so valiently but ultimately won the battle! He is with the Lord! What a great reunion when we are all together in Beulah Land that he often spoke of. Our love and prayers are with you during your time of loss.
Bro. Farris was a great man of faith. He was very kind and gentle. He fought a good fight, kept the faith and finished his course. Great is his reward. Prayers for the family.
Sharon, I just learned of Larry’s passing. I’m so sorry to hear of it and I know you have had difficult times with your father Randall and now Larry passing. We all worked together in the 70s and I will never forget them. What a wonderful family. Bless you all. Gary
Sister Farris, Larry and Angela,My prayers and thoughts are with you during this time. I remember well the times that your family would come and be in service with us in Russellville. Many were the times that in worship Brother Farris would do the “Clarksville tornado” during a spiritual storm. I have always considered him to be a TRUE man of God and a gift to all that have had the blessing of sharing his company. Wish we could be there in person, but just know that our family will be thinking and praying for you in the days to come. I’m sure that my Mom and Dad are rejoicing with him in that blessed promise land. May you all feel the love and peace of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ both now and until the appointed day when you shall be reunited in the Glory prepared for His Saints! Love in Christ
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We will miss Bro Farris💙He was one of the kindest and most Godly man that this world had to offer. He had such a sweet, caring and loving spirit…I enjoyed his ministry so much…he always had a great message to give to the church. So many wonderful memories I will never forget. Sis Farris, Angie, Larry and the whole family I am so sorry for your great loss. He will never be forgotten…love and prayers to the whole Farris family♥️Love, Kimberly and Jacob Hutchison
Uncle Larry will truly be missed here on this Earth but we know he is in the Glory land, smiling and rejoicing. One day we will meet again. Lots of love and prayers.
Mike, I am so sorry to here of the passing of your brother. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
I am so very sorry for your loss. Larry was a great man. Sending prayer to all of you. God bless you
I am so sorry for your loss Sharon and the kids. Y’all are in my prayers. May God comfort you. We know he has had a wonderful reunion in Heaven and we will see him again soon. I loved him and will miss him. Love you all, Barb
Mike sorry for your loss, talking with you and about your brother he was a Blessed man. My prayers are with you and the family. May God be with you all.
I am so blessed not only too have known Larry but too be related to him. We had some long conversations earlier in the morning before most folks were up. I will miss my FAVORITE PERSON. Loved him and his family very much. I will be with you in spirit this week . Praying for all of you.Pat Summers
Our love and prayers are with the entire Farris family, as well as with Christian Life Center Clarksville. Bishop Farris was the truest example of a Godly leader and friend. His compassion for the gospel and for people are second to none. We will miss be able to text or talk around special occasions or just when we needed to hear that steady, sure voice. Our love and prayers are with you Sis Farris!!! The great reunion at the Eastern Gate is one that we look forward to. Chuck, Janet, Stephanie and FinnPalmbay, Florida
My heart felt sympathy and prayers go out to all the family and church family. May God keep you wrapped in his love as he helps you through this time.
Pastor Farris was the most anointed preacher we ever met. He will be missed, but he is now walking those streets of gold. Sending love and prayers to the Farris family,Andrew & Catherine Pelkey
Larry was a great man; he was a true friend to my parents and me and my sister; always ready to lend a hand! He was a true follower of God and everyone that knew him loved him! There is a great void in our hearts but know he is comforted now! Sharon and his children and grandchildren may God be with u and comfort u at this great lose but know that in time God will help u and comfort u! Thoughts and prayers r with u and we love u dearly! Love, Melony & Donny Cutchall
We will miss you pastor we thought u would come back to church again but u will be in the spirit we will miss your preaching Love y'all
Pastor is greatly going to be missed. But looking forward to that reunion day when we All can meet him again in the Glory Land.
So sorry to hear about our dear Brother Farris. He will be greatly missed. Earth's loss is heaven's gain. We love the Farris family. Love and Prayers, Fred and Terri Frame
Remember him as a dark hair Ed teenager in Clarksville always seem to be an amicable guy true southern gentleman then have not seen in years notice hair had grayed