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Daughter of William Mason and Emma (Graham) Mason Mrs. Edith Brennan (Mason) Farmer, 100, longtime Dewey, Okla., area resident, passed away at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 24, 2007 in the Jane Phillips Medical Center.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Monday, July 30, in the First Church of God of Dewey, with the Revs. Tony Siebels, Ross Atkins and Mark Wright officiating. Committal prayers and interment were directed in the Dewey City Cemetery by the Arnold Moore – Dewey Funeral Home.
Memorials in Edith’s name may be made to the First Church of God in Dewey and those who wish may forward their gifts to the church at 222 South Osage, Dewey, Okla. 74029.
A native of Missouri, Edith Brennan. Mason was born Sept. 13, 1906 at Tedrick. She was the daughter of William James Joseph Mason and Emma (Graham) Mason. She was reared and completed her education in rural Missouri schools. In 1922 the family moved to Dewey, Okla. She was united in marriage on Oct. 17, 1927 at Ava, to Edward Ray Farmer and they established their first home at Drury, where they farmed and Mr. Farmer was employed as a ranch hand. In July 1928, Edith and Edward moved to Dewey, Okla., when he became an employee of the Dewey Portland Cement Company. He preceded her in death on Jan. 24, 1978 and Edith had remained on the family farm living in retirement.
Mrs. Farmer was a charter member of the First Church of God in Dewey.
She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Edward Eugene and Joann Farmer, and David William and Brenda Farmer, all of Dewey, Okla.; her grandchildren, Ken Farmer, Barbara Ogan., Brenda Thomas, Steve Snelson and Pam Witt; 13 great-grandchildren and a son-in-law, Milo Riedel, of Dewey, Okla.
In addition to her husband, Edward, she was preceded in death by her father; mother; daughter, Mrs. Joan (Farmer) Riedel; three brothers, Eddie, Melvin and Clarence Mason; and three sisters, Mrs. Mae Hale, Mrs. Pearl Bird and Mrs. Rosie Anderson.