FARMER, Mary Jane, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, 89 of Mechanicsville, Virginia, went to be with her Lord on Friday, March 17, 2023. Mary Jane was born in Augusta County, Virginia on December 28, 1933. After graduating from Woodrow Wilson High School, she made her way to Richmond, VA to attend nursing school at Grace Hospital. She then met the love of her life, Richard Lee Farmer, and they were married 6 months later. Mary Jane was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, her parents Hallah and Alma Cox; siblings, James Cox, Betty McKay, Martha Whedbee, Jack Cox, William Cox, and Sue Painter. She is survived by her brother, Fred Cox; sister-in-law, Jean Cox; children, Catherine Sue Sweeney (Bernie), Richard Lee Farmer, Jr. (Frances), and Mary Gail Hubbard (Ron); grandchildren, Catherine Lee Ambrosino (Jarod), Charles Justin Sweeney (Callie), Zebulon Wayde Hubbard (Karen), Kelsey Lee Hunter (George), Peyton Lee Farmer (Megan), and Erin Kathryn Weymouth (Jeb); and great-grandchildren, George Hunter III, Tess Rosalind Ambrosino, Tucker Austin Ambrosino, Grace Delaney Ambrosino, Kannon Maddox Hunter, Conner Justin Sweeney, Lawson Elyse Hunter, Isla Mae Weymouth, Charleigh Faith Farmer, Jane Anne Crewe Hunter, Jesse Graves Weymouth, and Delilah Jane Hubbard; and many nieces and nephews. Mary Jane was a long-time member of Fairmount Christian Church, where she taught Sunday School for 13 years. She enjoyed sewing, shopping, and cooking, but most of all, she loved spending time with her family. The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 pm, Sunday, March 26, 2023, at Monaghan Funeral Home, 7300 Creighton Parkway, Mechanicsville. A Memorial Service will be held at 11 am, Monday, March 27, 2023, at Fairmount Christian Church, 6502 Creighton Road., Mechanicsville. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Fairmount Christian Church.
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