Pala Farmer of Green Forest, Arkansas was born August 11, 1959 in Mooreland, Oklahoma to V.L. “Skeet” and Beulah (Thomas) McDowell. Pala passed away November 7, 2020 in Green Forest at the age of 61.
She loved cooking and ran the Farmer in the Deli for many years. Pala also love bingo, going to the casinos, but mostly spending time with Gerald while he pitched horseshoes.
November 20, 1990 Pala was united in marriage to Gerald Farmer who survives her of the home. She is also survived by her mother Marjorie McDowell of Woodward, Oklahoma; three siblings Danny McDowell and wife Barbara, Ray Crawford and wife Lori, Carol Gastineau and husband John all of Oklahoma; along with several nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.
Pala is preceded in death by her father V.L. “Skeet” McDowell, biological mother Beulah Thomas, brother Bobby Crawford, sister Connie Crawford.
Graveside service was held 2:00 pm, Saturday, November 14, 2020 at New Home Cemetery. The family encouraged attendees to practice social distancing and wear masks. Memorial donations may be made to New Home Cemetery, c/o Laverne Nance, 1756 Hwy 103 North, Green Forest, AR 72638. Cremation arrangements by Nelson Funeral Service. Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com.