Born: June 1, 1887, Timbo, Arkansas.
Died: April 15, 1956, Carmichael, California.
Buried: Salem Cemetery, Dennard, Arkansas.
Farris was the only child of widower James Marion Farris and widow Rebecca Caroline Cypert.
At age five he almost burned to death on Easter Sunday when he stood too close to the fireplace and his clothes ignited. His face was the only part of his body not badly burned.
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