Henrietta Alice Farrington, 95, of Tellico Village, formerly of
Miami, Fla., passed away Feb. 10, 2013 at home. Henrietta was born Aug. 15, 1917 in Raiford, Fla.
She was a long time member of Riverside Baptist Church in Miami, but found her new and beloved
church home at the First Baptist Church of Tellico Village when she moved from Miami in 2006. She
was retired from Eastern Airlines, where she was employed in the revenue accounting
Henrietta loved to travel and visited the Orient, Europe and the Holy Lands. She
developed her love of travel when she married her husband, Capt. Howard Charles Farrington, who was
a ship's captain, traveling extensively throughout Latin America. Henrietta enjoyed visiting the
infirmed with her church’s "Care Bears" and her monthly lunches with her dear friends in the "Lady
Henrietta was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Farrington, her father,
Jefferson Hudson Dowling, her mothers, Alta Winn Dowling and Beatrice Allen Dowling, her brothers,
Joseph Dowling, Hugh Dowling, Roy Dowling, William L. Dowling and Monroe J. Dowling and sisters,
Lula Mae Dowling Chase and Francis Dowling Williams.
Henrietta is survived by her son Howard
Charles Farrington and his wife, Kristin; her brothers, Earl Dowling, John Dowling and two sisters,
Darlene Dowling Sarfas and Nora Dowling; her nieces, Merle Dowling Elmore, Betty Jo Dowling Casey
and Wendy Dowling Beville and other loving family members.
The family sends a special thanks
to the wonderful physicians, nurses and staff at the Fort Loudoun Medical Center and to the nurses
and staff with Amedisys Hospice who provided compassionate care for Henrietta.
service will be held 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 15, 2013 at the First Baptist Church of Tellico Village
with Dr. Charlie Barnard officiating. The family will receive friends immediately following the
service. Rather than flowers, friends are encouraged to contribute to the First Baptist Church of
Tellico Village, or to a favorite charity. Click Funeral Home & Cremations - Tellico Village
Chapel is serving the family of Henrietta Farrington. www.clickfuneralhome.com