MICHAEL ARCHIE FARRIS, 60,



Pinson, died March 1, 2014, at the residence. He was retired from Jefferson County Housing Authority, a member of the Mechanized Calvary and served as music minister at Remlap United Methodist Church for more than 20 years. Predeceasing him is father Archie Farris.

Surviving are wife Joanne Farris; daughters Rachel (Paul) Kelly, Oneonta, Scarlet (Donald) Krachinski, Tigard, Ore.; son Cory ( Joey) Farris, Huntsville; eight grandchildren; mother Jeanette McMickens; brother David Farris, both of Carbon Hill; sisters Jean Blakensopp, Huntsville, Janet Pate, Leoma, Tenn.

Sammy Hodges officiated the 2 p.m. service held March 4 at Remlap United Methodist Church. Burial followed at Remlap Cemtery with Paul Kelly, Cory Farris, Larry Newman, David Bollen, Austin Melvin, and Ralph Cantrell serving as pallbearers. Donations may be made to Remlap United Methodist Church in his honor. Lemley Funeral Home & Crematory directed.