Lena E. “Lee” Farwell, 95, of Augusta, Il died at 3:20 pm Monday September 26, 2022 at Grand Prairie Assisted Living Center in Macomb, IL.
She was born on June 11, 1927 in Wilburton, OK to Joseph and Ivy Keplinder Aaron. She married Ward M. Farwell on January 26, 1946 in Little Rock, AK. He preceded her in death on October 2, 2003. Lee was a homemaker and loved to fish and rock hunt.
She is survived by 2 daughters; Linda (Richard) Chockley of Plymouth, IL, Nancy (Dan) Bressler of Macomb, IL, 5 grandchildren; Marine Col. Jeremie (Jenny) Hester of Sneads Ferry, NC, Micah (Cindi) Hester of Augusta, IL, Jared (Sue) Hester of Golden, IL, Jason Chockley of Tennessee, IL, KC Chockley of New London, IA,12 great-grandchildren, a great-great grandson due in October, a sister, Thelma Crowder , a brother, Joe Bill Aaron and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by 2 sons in infancy, 5 brothers and 1 sister.
A graveside service will be held at 2:00 pm Sunday October 2, 2022 at Woodlawn cemetery in Augusta, IL. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the time of the service at the Hamilton Funeral Home in Augusta, IL. Memorial contributions may be made to the Disabled American Veterans Fund.
The Hamilton Funeral Home in Augusta, IL is handling arrangements.