Lila Louise Farmer, association official

February 27

Lila Louise Farmer, a consultant and meeting logistics officer with the Washington-based Association of Community College Trustees, died Feb. 15 at CMH Hospital in South Hill, Va. She was 55 and lived in Clarksville, Va.

The cause was respiratory failure and influenza, said her husband, Frank Farmer.

Mrs. Farmer had worked for the Association of Community College Trustees for more than 30 years.

Lila Louise Brown was born in Jonesport, Maine. She moved to the Washington area as a child and was a 1956 graduate of Falls Church High School. She lived in Arlington County, Falls Church and Springfield, Va., before moving to Clarksville in 2005. She continued to work for the community college association.

Survivors include her husband of 32 years, Frank Farmer of Clarksville; two sisters, Christine Clark of St. Mary’s, Ga., and Karen Young of Bristow, Va.; three brothers, Edward Brown of Woodbridge, Va., Tony Brown of Bristow, Va., and Michael Smith, an adoptive brother, of Machias, Maine.

— Bart Barnes