Welcome to
Newton County Texas


                             Pictures used with permission of Linda Richmond.




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Family and friends have gathered for more than 100 years, on the 2nd Sunday in June, to sing hymns in the chapel, lunch under the trees and walk the grounds of our Texas Historic Cemetery.  This year's Homecoming is scheduled for Sunday, June 10, 2018.  
At 10:30am we will gather in the chapel for a brief business meeting and singing of hymns, followed by a covered dish lunch on the picnic tables under the trees. 


Please email FarrsChapel@gmail.com and include your phone number if you want a call back.

Visit us on our facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/farrschapel , listed as Farr's Chapel, Newton County, Texas.

Surnames of original settlers in the Farrsville TX area:

Due to summer heat and no facilities ( no power , a/c, water) we keep the reunion brief. We have a short business meeting in the chapel about 10:30 am, with Dinner on the Grounds (covered dish lunch) immediately after. The cemetery is also open for visiting.

 The homecomings have been held regularly since the early 1900's. We do welcome visitors - please have them contact me at FarrsChapel@gmail.com


Find Farr's Chapel Cemetery on Facebook NEW pictures added for 2015.

Farrs Chapel added a photo to Farrs Chapel Homecoming 2015


Donations can be mailed to:

Farr's Chapel Cemetery Association

c/o Richmond

1410 West Walton Road

Lumberton, TX 77657




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Page Modified: 16 January 2019