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Mr. Earl Clayton "Shorty" Farris, age 94, of Chatsworth, passed away Sunday, March 18, 2018. Mr. Farris was a member of Newtown Baptist Church in Calhoun, GA. and a member and deacon of Calvary Baptist Church in Oak Ridge, TN for over 50 years. He also was a retired certified welder for Y - 12 (Martin Marietta).
He was preceded in death by his spouses: Irene Martin Farris and Dora Bagwell Farris, parents: Emory and Martha Farris. brothers and sisters in law: Jewell and Lilly Farris, Junior and Nellie Farris and Paul Farris. sisters; Pauline Dinsmore and Francis Farris.
Survivors include son and daughter in law: Ralph and Brenda Farris of Chatsworth. granddaughter: Crystal Dawn Farris Locke of Chatsworth, great-grandsons ; Soloman Locke and Jeffson Locke both of Chatsworth. Caretakers and niece, Shelba and Herchel Sexton of Calhoun. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Visitation will be Tuesday, March 20, 2018, 5 till 9 pm at Shawn Chapman Funeral Home and Thursday 5 till 7 at Weatherford Mortuary in Oak Ridge, TN.
Funeral Services will be Thursday 7 pm at Weatherford Mortuary in Oak Ridge, TN. Interment will be Friday 11 am at the Oak Ridge Memorial Park.
Arrangements made with integrity by Shawn Chapman Funeral Home, Crematory and Monuments. www.shawnchapmanfh.com