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Shay Lynn Arrington Farris

Prescott, AR, 1947 - 2017

Shay Lynn Arrington Farris, 69, of Prescott, passed away Sunday, June 4, 2017. She was born January 9, 1948 in Waldo, Ark. and grew up in Stephens. She graduated from SAU and became an art teacher and spent most of her years teaching at Prescott. She loved kids and bringing a whole new world into their life, that they otherwise would have never known.
She was preceded in death by her sister, Debbie; brothers, Ricky and Tommy. Shay is survived by her husband, Doug Farris; daughters, Ricci Farris Hunter and Blakely Farris Nolte and son-in-law, Todd; and grandchildren, Reese, Beckett and Lola.
Her passions were reading, flower gardening, her kids and grandkids. She helped out at the Prescott Library as much as she could and became involved with Prescott Master Gardners. Not to mention, she tried to put plants on every square inch of our 2 1/2 acres. Her way of justifying this was to tell me the more she planted the less I had to mow.
Through all her health struggles she would always rather joke around with doctors and nurses than be serious and sad.
No services will held at this time. However if you wish to visit with the family, you can come by the house at 605 Nevada 249, Prescott, Ark. to visit and see her wonderful gardens from 1-5 p.m. on Wednesday, June 7, 2017. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to National Endowment for the Arts or Prescott Public Library. Proctor Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. To sign the online guest register visit

Published June 6, 2017

Proctor Funeral Home
442 Jefferson Street SW, P.O. Box P, Camden, AR
Phone: 870-836-2264