Mary Ellen Farthing Tomb, 91, of Burlington passed away Sunday, November 8, 2020 at Alamance Regional Medical Center. A native of Pittsylvania County, Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Edward Farthing and Lillian Inez McNichols Farthing and wife of the late Joseph William Tomb, Sr.
She had been formerly employed by Staley Hosiery Mill and Kaiser Roth and a member of Peoples Memorial Christian Church for over 30 years.
Survivors include her sons, Mark Edward Tomb; daughters, Patricia Boggs and Sandra Horne and husband Kirk; 14 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren; sister Barbara Ann Farthing. She was preceded in death by 2 sons, Joseph W. Tomb, Jr. and David Shawn Tomb, Sr.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00pm Friday, November 13, 2020 in the Lowe Funeral Home Chapel by Rev. David Grinnell. Interment will follow at Alamance Memorial Park. Mrs. Tomb will be available for viewing Friday from 12 noon until 1:45pm. The service will be lived streamed on our website below.
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