The News Herald
November 30, 2012
Kenneth Wayne Farris MORGANTON Kenneth Wayne Farris, Sr., 71, of Farris Loop, Morganton, died, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, at Grace Hospital. Born Dec. 22, 1940, in Burke County, N.C., he was a son of the late James Farris and Mabel Elizabeth Jarrett Farris. In addition to his parents, Kenneth was preceded in death by a brother, James Farris; and a sister, Linda Dale. Kenneth was a member of Mountain View #2 Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Brenda Lou Waycaster Farris, of the home; sons, Dwayne Farris and wife, Connie, Gregory Farris and wife, Eula, and Kenneth Farris Jr., all of Morganton; a daughter, Baranda Farris, of Morganton; five grandchildrenl; three great-grandchildren; a brother, Billy Ray Farris and wife, Donna, of Morganton; and sisters, Shirley Conley and husband, Roy, of Morganton, and Nancy Reece and husband, Howard, of Pennsylvania. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 2, at Mountain View #2 Baptist Church with the Revs. Ken Mashburn and Nelson Wright officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with military rites conducted by the N.C. National Guard and the Caldwell County Veterans Honor Guard. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. At other times, the family will be at the residence. Sossoman Funeral Home and Crematory Center is assisting the family with the arrangements. Condolences may be made online at sossomanfuneralservice. com.