Maurice Upshaw Farrar was born August 2, 1940 in Union Parish, LA. Her parents were Emma and Ira Fred Upshaw. She went to be with her Savior May 5, 2017 in Shreveport.
Mrs. Farrar was employed at Lucent Technologies for more than 30 years and was a member of Summer Grove Baptist Church.
Mrs. Farrar was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, James Farrar; one sister and four brothers. She is survived by a daughter, Pamela Farrar Shuffield and husband Kevin; grandchildren, Tim Johnson and wife Misti, Mary Jones and husband Mike, James Johnson, and Bradley Johnson; great-grandchildren, Nicholas, Julee Ann, Colby, Lainey, and Cole; one brother, Wayne Upshaw and wife Sue; several other relatives and friends.
A service celebrating the life of Maurice Upshaw Farrar will be held Friday, May 12, 2017, 2:00 PM at Centuries Memorial Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Centuries Memorial Park. Visitation with the family will be Thursday, May 11 from 6 until 8 PM at the funeral Home.
Published in Shreveport Times on May 10, 2017