February 5, 2013
Neoma Farrington, loving mother and grandmother, went to be with the Lord on Jan. 26, 2013.
Neoma, 102 years old, was born Sept. 25, 1910, in Mount Ayr, Iowa, to Daniel Grubb and Fannie O’Dell Grubb, from Iowa. In 1913, her family moved from Iowa to Wenatchee, and she graduated from Wenatchee High School in 1929. She was married to Arthur Park Farrington on July 17, 1929. In 1941, she moved with her family to Issaquah, where she lived until moving back to Wenatchee in 1975, following her husband’s retirement.
Neoma continued living in Wenatchee until moving back to Issaquah in 2003 to be closer to her family. In 2012, she moved to assisted living in Newcastle, where she was living at the time of her passing. During the time she lived in Issaquah, she was a member of the Community Baptist Church and served as president of the Women’s Mission Society as well as president of the Seattle Area Baptist Women’s Mission Society. She enjoyed the outdoors and loved gardening, sewing and crafts.