November 14, 1953 - December 8, 2019
The Service of Remembrance for Mrs. Garnet Virginia Thacker, age 66, of Homosassa, Florida, will be held 1:00 PM, Friday, December 13, 2019 at the Homosassa Chapel of Hooper Funeral Homes. Interment will follow at Fountains Memorial Park, Homosassa, Florida. The family will receive friends from 12:00 PM until 1:00 PM, Friday at the Homosassa Chapel of Hooper Funeral Homes. The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of memorial donations to Nature Coast Cancer Crusaders at https://naturecoastcancercrusaders.org. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.HooperFuneralHome.com. Garnet was born November 14, 1953 in Marietta, OH, daughter of Lawrence Freeman and Patricia Bonnie (Vandale) Farnsworth. She went home to be with Jesus on December 8, 2019 in Homosassa, FL. in the loving arms of her family at home. She worked as a factory worker throughout many jobs including Florida Power, Cybex, and Rainbow Crane as well as food service, and spent many years at the Florida Sheriff's Youth Ranch helping others. She was an avid gambler who enjoyed playing bingo and video poker along with traveling to Biloxi and Las Vegas on gambling trips. She also enjoyed drawing, painting, and thrift store shopping. She loved her dog Benji. She had a sense of humor like none other and was loved by many. She loved her family and was very excited for her two-brand new great granddaughters. She was a remarkable mother, grandmother, wife, sister, and friend. Mrs. Thacker was preceded in death by father, Lawrence Freeman Farnsworth, mother, Patricia Bonnie Farnsworth, son, David Murphy, daughter, Melanie Thacker Hay, brothers, John Harvey Farnsworth and Thomas Freeman Farnsworth. Survivors include her husband, Henry E. Thacker of Homosassa, FL, son, Henry E. Thacker, Jr. (Maggie) of Garrison, KY, daughter, Rachel Miller (Mark) of Homosassa, FL, sisters, Judy Doebert of Marysville, OH, and Connie Jean Wright of Marietta, OH, 4 Grandchildren (Mason, Megan, Christian, and future Thacker) 2 Great-Grandchildren (Gwendolyn and Michelle). Arrangements are under the direction of the Hooper Funeral Homes & Crematory.
The Service of Remembrance for Mrs. Garnet Virginia Thacker, age 66, of Homosassa, Florida, will be held 1:00 PM, Friday, December 13, 2019 at the Homosassa Chapel of Hooper Funeral Homes. Interment will follow at Fountains Memorial Park, Homosassa,... View Obituary & Service Information
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