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James L. Farris, 72, of Deport

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James L. Farris, 72, of Deport, passed away Monday, March 2, 2020, at his home with his family by his side.

Bright-Holland Funeral Home has scheduled services for 2:00 p.m. Thursday, March 5th, at the Pavilion of Highland Cemetery in Deport with Kirk Matthews officiating. The family will receive friends at the pavilion one hour prior to the service. At other times the family will be at their home, 381 Depot Street in Deport.

James was born Aug. 1, 1947, in Paris, Texas to Luttie & Wallace Farris.

Surviving him is his wife of 53 years, Donna Sue, of the home, two daughters, Amy Anderson & husband Kevin and Nikki Bove & husband Brian, a very special grandson, Rylee Anderson, siblings; Wilma Claypool of Paris, Dola Roach of Paris, Thelma Smith of Paris, and Dorothy Melton of Deport, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Mary Ann & Charles Hudson, Shirley Allen, and Gary Scott along with numerous nieces & nephews and a host of friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Travis Farris.

James retired from Campbell Soup Company where he had many friends. He never met a stranger. He loved his family first and then his hobbies of hunting, fishing and 4-wheelers. Last but not least was his dog, Lucy. She listened to his tales when no one else would.

James was baptized and attended Southside Baptist Church and was a firm believer in God.

To leave a message or tribute for the family please visit www.brighthollandfuneralhome.com

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