Claudene Smith Farrar, age 85, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Monday, August 22, 2016.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold E. “Gene” Farrar; daughter, Jan Farrar McHugh and granddaughter, Kate Bennett; She is survived by daughters, Denise Bennett and husband, Kenneth; Carla Finlay and husband, Jim; grandchildren, Gabe Bennett, Damon Bennett, Dylan Bennett, Hannah Pye, Nikki Stroud, Nathan Allen; 10 great grandchildren; sister, Earlene Edgens; several nieces and nephews.  A funeral service will held Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 2:00 P.M. at Wages and Sons Gwinnett Chapel with Rev. John Strickland officiating.  Interment will follow at White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Duluth, GA.  The family will receive friends on Thursday, August 25, 2016 from 11:30 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. at Wages and Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Hwy., Lawrenceville, GA. 770-277-4550.  Online condolences can be expressed at

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  1. Such wonderful childhood memories of Aunt Claudene. How the years have gone so fast .
    My family and I send our love.
    Rita Farrar Anderson

  2. Claudene has been a friend and kind neighbor to us for many years.
    She will be missed.

    Sallie and John Allerdice

  3. We will miss you dearly Claudene. You were always so sweet and kind,
    and We will never forget You. We are truly blessed to have had you in
    Our lives.
    With love, Earlene Smith Edgens, Brannon, Chris, and Neal Edgens

  4. I am so sorry to hear of Claudene’s death. She was a mentor and friend for 51 years and I loved her very much. She loved everyone but particularly her family. My deepest sorrow for your loss of such a beautiful lady.

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