Lesley G. Farley

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Lesley Gail Wilhite Farley, 42, was called home to be with the Lord on Friday, July 26, 2013 after her couragous fight to overcome a longtime illness. She passed peacefully surrounded by her loving family. Visitation and viewing will be 6 to 8PM Monday, July 29th at Lake Shore Funeral Home, 5201 Steinbeck Bend in Waco. A private family graveside service will be held at Oakwood Cemetery. Thoughts and memories may be shared in the online Guest Book at www.LakeShoreFuneralHome.com.

Lesley was born on November 10, 1970 to Randal and Sharon Wilhite. She attended and graduated from LaVega schools where she was a member of the band and National Honor Society. Lesley also enjoyed playing the piano. Lesley always considered her greatest accomplishment raising her daughter Haley. She was a completely devoted Mother as well as a loving daughter, sister, aunt and friend.

Lesley was preceded in death by her parents, Randal Wilhite and Sharon Wilhite McElivany; and uncle, Dale Cogburn.

She is survived by her daughter and the light of her life, Haley Olivia Farley; her grandparents, Ira Mayo and Travis and Katherine Cogburn; brothers, Randy Wilhite and wife Tommie, Wayne Wilhite and wife JoAnn, Darrell Wilhite and wife Linda, and Robert Wilhite and wife Paulette; sisters, Dot Walker and husband Butch , Melissa Wilhite and partner Karen, and Gaylona Yerger and husband Glenn; as well as many neices, nephews, cousins, aunts, and friends.

The family would like to thank the caring staff at Harris Methodist Hospital in Fort Worth and the compassionate staff with Providence Hospice of Waco.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Lesley Farley – special account at Members Choice Federal Credit Union.

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  1. Lesley became a part of our family over several Thanksgiving meals. My thoughts are with her family and especially for sweet Haley. I’m sorry I cannot be there to help you celebrate and remember her life but I carry you all in my heart in the days to come.

  2. I am very sorry for your loss. I will be sending prayers for the family and most all her daughter.

  3. May God comfort each and everyone of you at this great time of sorrow, my prayers are with you all. May you rest in peace Lesley and you will be forever missed by all who knew and loved you.

  4. My deepest sympathies to Lesley’s family. She was a great friend and her La Vega family will miss her always. I have a scar on my knee where Lesley knocked me down in seventh grade. I have told that story so many times and it always makes me smile when I tell it. We were always partners in P.E. and I’ll never forget her, ever. Goodbye, dear friend, may you rest well. Till me meet again….Love you forever!!!

  5. Cassandra Jefferson Marshall
  6. Connie Stinson Schulze

    I will miss you, sweet friend.

  7. My thoughts and prayers for all family and friends. God has sent for another angel.

  8. Dianna Erwin Espinosa

    Love Ones,
    I never had the joy of meeting Lesley,but grew up with her brothers &sisters on Bell Street.She was very blessed to be part of this family.God be with each of you and he will carry you thru.
    God Bless,Dianna

  9. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your entire family.

  10. Gerry Tilary-Bayer

    Darrell, Dot, Melissa, Gaylona, and families, our thoughts and prayers are with each of you. May God bless and be with each of you as you go forward. May good memories help sustain you. Sincerely with friendship, Gerry and Family2

  11. To Darrel, and the rest of Lesley’s family and friends. I send you my prayers and condolences. May God, and your memories of Lesley, give you strength and comfort during this very difficult time

  12. john Farley the 2

    She was a good step mom to me even though we had our fights. I love you mom.

  13. I used to work with Lesley many years ago. She always had a smile on her face and was always so sweet. Haley, your mom is so proud of you! Every time I saw her she told me about you. I am so sorry for your loss. May God bless all of you.

  14. She was a beautiful person inside & out. I remember all the times I stayed & visit with her growing up. She will be miss but not forgotten in my heart & memory.
    Trina Elwood

  15. Sherria Whities-Shirey

    I just wanted to offer my condolences to the family of Lesley.

  16. Tommy Lee Taylor

    A sweet person. I’ll never forget the laughs we had in high school algebra. Gone from this Earth, Forever in the hearts of your friends.

  17. Vicki Strickland Johnson

    I was so lucky to have you in my life for almost 30 years. We have been through a lot together. You are the sister I didn’t have. I love you and Haley with all my heart and life will never be the same without you. I find comfort knowing you are in heaven and are no longer suffering. I LOVE YOU, until we meet again.

  18. Hey mom , I am so glad you were there for me for all of my almost 18 years, and i love you so much and forever and always.

  19. I love u mommy sooo much always have and always will.love your baby girl…..xoxoxoxoxo

  20. I am so glad ur baby girl is a junior now and I know ur proud of me

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