Celton “Sonny” Farley

10/03/1930 –


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  • Funeral Service
Date: 11/23/2021
Time: 11:00 am
 – 12:00 pm
Lake Ridge Chapel and Memorial Designers

6025 82nd Street Lubbock, TX, US, 79424

6025 82nd Street Lubbock, TX, US, 79424


The family of Celton “Sonny” Farley will celebrate his life of 91 years at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 23, 2021, at the Lake Ridge Chapel and Memorial Designers. Friends are welcome to visit him from 9:30 am until 8:30 pm at Lake Ridge Chapel and Memorial Designers. He passed on Friday, November 19, 2021. We invite you to view the live-streamed service, sign his virtual guestbook, and download his memorial keepsake folder to your device for printing here on this page. We also ask that you consider viewing his Life Tribute, a video of photographs set to his favorite music.

On October 3, 1930, Celton was born to Howard and Maude Farley in Wichita Falls, Texas. Celton grew up in Amherst and graduated from Amherst High School. He married Ernestene “Ernie” Brock on October 15, 1949, at First Baptist Church in -Littlefield, Texas. He was employed with Southwestern Bell Telephone and then retired from AT&T after 42 years. He was a deacon at MacKenzie Terrace Baptist Church and Indiana Avenue Baptist Church. Celton spent many years working as a carpenter and builder with the Texas Baptist Men and then delivered “Meals on Wheels” for 15 years. He was a Life Member of the Masons. He was an amazing man and was passionate about life. He loved God, his family, and friends, and would help a stranger in need without question.

Survivors include his wife, “Ernie” Farley; their children, Douglas Scott Farley, Toni Farley Childress and husband Eddie; grandchildren, Andi Bleakley (Page), Casey Childress (Amanda), Nathan Childress (Sammi); and seven great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by parents Howard and Maude Farley, and six siblings.


The family of Celton Farley has designated your favorite charities for memorial contributions donated in his memory.

Celebration of Life


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