82 year old James Edward Farler of Dowelltown died Thursday at DeKalb Hospital of an extended illness. He was a Protestant, a retired 20 year U.S. Army veteran, and a retired Barber. The funeral will be Saturday at 2:00 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Leonard Herman will officiate and burial will be in Salem Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 4:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 2:00 p.m. He was preceded in death by his parents, John B. and Minnie Moore Farler; a brother, William Jess Farler; and a grandchild, Regina Carol Fuson. Survivors include his wife, Inez Barrett Farler of Dowelltown. Children, Jerry Roger and his wife Teresa Farler of Florence, Alabama; Regenia Gail and her husband Jerry W. Pack of McMinnville; and Ramona Jane and her husband Dan Fuson of Dowelltown. Nine grandchildren, Keith Farler, Adam Farler, Katherine Farler, Jerry Farler, Jr., Cherie Page, Inez Eldridge, James Pack, and Daniel and Dallas Duke. Four great grandchildren, Kerry Page, Eli Eldridge, Aniston Farler, and Marshall Farler. One brother, T.J. Farler of Dowelltown. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements. The family has asked that donations be made to the Heart Foundation or to the charity of your choice, in lieu of flowers.