Mrs. Janie Maye Farmer, age 73, of Creston passed away Friday, April 30, 2021 at her home. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at 11:00am at Boone Family Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Danny Farmer, Rev. Jim Francis and Rev. Ambrose Jones officiating. Burial will follow in the Farmers Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00pm on Monday, May 3, 2021 at Boone Family Funeral Home Chapel. Mrs. Farmer was born in Ashe County on February 6, 1948 to the late Pauline Maye Clarke. She grew up in Stanley Hollow and loved riding the train to the theater. Janie was a hard worker and loved her family dearly. She enjoyed reading and watching movies. She was a devoted mother, wife and grandmother; she will be deeply missed by all. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Wilburn (Jim) Farmer; three step sons, Jimmy Ray Farmer, Larry Wayne Farmer and James Randall (Randy) Farmer; a step daughter, Catherine Doty. Mrs. Farmer is survived by: a son, Jeff Parsons and wife, Pam, of Jefferson; a daughter, sherry Richardson, of Creston; a step son Rev. Danny Farmer and wife, Ann of Creston; a brother, Michael Clarke; two sisters, Linda Clarke and Patricia Clarke, both of South Carolina; sixteen grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren and great, great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews also survive. The family will accept flowers.