Ardith Turner Farris passed away on October 10, 2020 in Palm Springs after a long illness.
She is survived by her husband John, brother Stanley, sister Maxine, and two sons. Ardith was born near Mt Pleasant, MI on 30 Jan 1931. Ardith joined the WAC’s shortly after high school and served 6 years at Fort Lee, VA, FT Bragg, NC, FT Mead, MD, and Germany. Upon discharge she went to work for US Government Civil Service in FT Lee, Virginia, FT Meade, MD, Maryland, The Pentagon, Germany, France, Italy, Vietnam, and Hawaii. Ardith traveled extensively through Europe, Africa, and Asia. She retired after 31 years of combined Army and Government service. Ardith met her husband Colonel John Farris in Vietnam and they were married in 1951. John and Ardith made their home in Virginia, San Jose, and later in Palm Springs.