Notable Passing – Long Time Watauga County School System Employee Passes

Last Updated on September 12, 2016 10:21 pm

Wanda Maude Farthing, a 30 year employee of the Watauga County School System, passed away on Sunday.

As a long time secretary at Watauga High School, she had more impact on students that she could ever realized. According to her obituary she would tell you, “If you wish to feel near to God, take a walk in the woods and enjoy all His beautiful creation.” Miss Wanda retired from the Watauga County School System in 1995.

Funeral services for Wanda Maude Farthing will be conducted Wednesday afternoon, September 14, 2016 at 2:00 o’clock at Hampton Funeral Home Chapel. The body will lie in state, at the chapel, from 12:30 until 2:00. Officiating will be Reverend Richard Jones and Reverend Ray Greene. Interment will follow in the Farthing Family Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Wednesday afternoon, from 12:30 until 2:00 at Hampton Funeral Home Service, prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Farthing Family Cemetery Fund, in care of Robin Stout, 134 Lefler Street, Mountain City Tennessee, 37683.

Online condolences may be sent to the Farthing family at


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