Carl Alford Farley


Carl Alford Farley, 82, husband of Ella Mae Wilburn Farley, died Wednesday, August 3, 2022, at Prisma Health Richland. 

Born October 6, 1939, in Toledo, OH, he was the son of the late Frank James Farley and the late Virginia Farley. He was a US Navy veteran of the Vietnam War. He achieved the rank of Master Chief Petty Officer and served his country for 25 years. He was a 32nd Degree Mason and a member of St. Peters Lodge in Manning where he served as chaplain for many years. Carl was a member of Second Baptist Church of Manning. 

He is survived by his wife of 60 years of Summerton; three sons, Carl A. Farley, Jr. and Robert A. Farley (Teresa), both of Florida, and Michael D. Farley (Stacy) of Elloree; five grandchildren, Ryan, Jennifer, Blake, Jennifer and Copeland; four great grandchildren; and a step grandson, Eddie Stevens.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, August 6, 2022, in the chapel of Stephens Funeral Home with the Rev. Dr. David H. Dinkins officiating. 

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service from 1 to 2 p.m. at Stephens Funeral Home. 

A graveside service with full military honors will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, August 8, 2022, at Florence National Cemetery. 

Carl Stephens Funeral Home & Crematory, 304 N. Church Street, Manning, is in charge of the arrangements, (803) 435-2179.