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1786 Smithville Hwy
Sparta, TN 38583
Phone: (931) 738-8549
Fax: (931) 738-8553
Thelma

Thelma "Louise" West

Saturday, May 6th, 1933 - Sunday, February 9th, 2020
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Obituary

Thelma Louise Qualls Farris West, age 86, of McKinney, Texas, formerly from Sparta, Tennessee passed away on Sunday, February 9, 2020 at Settlers Ridge Care Center in Celina, Texas.

Louise was born on May 6, 1933 in White County to the late John “Shorty” Qualls and Mary Lou (Fletcher) Qualls. As the only girl among six brothers, she was doted on and well protected!

She enjoyed her time in the restaurant business as owner/operator of Farris Lunchroom by the old White County High School, Cliff’s Drive-in on the Cookeville Highway, Farris Diner on Mayberry Street, and Cane Hollow Restaurant. She later worked in the healthcare profession at NHC and Hilltoppers Group Home. Louise was a member of First Baptist Church Sparta and attended First Baptist McKinney during her time in Texas over the last eleven years.

Louise was a proud mother to three children, five grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren. She was an avid reader and cherished time with her family. She loved to cook for her friends and family and made the best fried apple pies. Louise enjoyed dancing at the Senior Center in McKinney every Monday, and she loved and babied her puppies.

In addition to her parents, Louise is preceded in death by her siblings Donald (Jo Ellen Harvey), James (Florene), Booke (Mildred), Leon, Clarence, and sister-in-law Dimple Qualls; her first husband and children’s father, Clifton Farris; and second husband Bill West.

She is survived by her Brother, Horace Qualls of Sparta Tennessee and Sister-in-Law, Mae Blansett.

Daughter: June Davis of Columbia, Tennessee

Son: John (Laura) Farris of Sparta, Tennessee

Daughter: Lisa (Mike) Crates of McKinney, Texas

Grandchildren: Linus Byars, Ceseley (Jimmy) LaPere, Kara (Nathan)
Johnson, Megan (Sampson) Choate, and Lexi Crates

Great-Grandchildren: Tanner LaPere, Noah Byars, Carter LaPere, Madeline Byars, Grayson LaPere, Bruce Johnson, Allie LaPere, Jack Johnson, Tom Johnson, Levi Choate, Rinzie Johnson

A memorial service will be held at Oaklawn Funeral Home in Sparta, Tennessee on Sunday, March 8, 2020 at 2:00 PM. The family will receive friends from 12:00-2:00 PM. Burial will be at Highland Cemetery. Jeff Miller will be officiating the service.


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  • Visitation

    Sunday, March 8th, 2020 | 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    When
    Sunday, March 8th, 2020 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    Location
    Oak Lawn Funeral Home
    Address
    1786 Smithville Hwy
    Sparta, TN 38583
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  • Service

    Sunday, March 8th, 2020 | 2:00pm
    When
    Sunday, March 8th, 2020 2:00pm
    Location
    Oak Lawn Funeral Home
    Address
    1786 Smithville Hwy
    Sparta, TN 38583
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  • Interment

    Location
    Highland Cemetery
    Sparta, TN 38583

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Brenda Oliver Wilson

Posted at 07:04pm
Lisa, I am so sorry for the loss of your sweet and beautiful Mama. I know you cherished her. Hold on to your wonderful memories of her. Louise worked hard all her life and did a wonderful job raising you. May she rest in peace. My thoughts and prayers are with you, your husband, Lexi and your siblings during this very sad time. Brenda Oliver Wilson
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