Mrs. Ruth Bohanan Farmer, 88, a life long resident of Conyers, passed away peacefully at her home with her family Thursday, February 3, 2011. She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Joe Farmer, Sr. Survivors include sons and daughters-in-law, Joe Farmer Jr. and Elaine, John Farmer and Linda; daughter, Nancy Farmer Henderson. She had 7 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. Mrs. Farmer was an active member of Smyrna Presbyterian Church. She retired from Department of Family and Children's Services after 27 years in Rockdale County. She was an avid reader and enjoyed her books, family, friends, and numerous activities including volunteering at Pine Street Elementary School with kindergarten children. Funeral services will be held Saturday, February 5, 2011 at 11 a.m. at Smyrna Presbyterian Church with Rev. Mike Sorrell officiating; interment will follow at the church cemetery. Family will receive friends Friday, February 4, 2011 from 3 until 5 p.m. and 7 until 9 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Smyrna Presbyterian Church, 2920 Highway 212 SW, Conyers, GA 30094. Condolences may be submitted on-line at www.scotward.com. Scot Ward Funeral Services - Harry White Chapel, 1299 Milstead Ave., Conyers, GA 30012, 770-483-7216.