Farmers Home Furniture opens its doors to Marion | Local News


Marion has a new furniture store at McDowell Square Mall.

Farmers Home Furniture is now open at 364 US 70 West, Suite 13 at McDowell Square Center. This store is in the 18,000 square foot section that used to be the Peebles department store.

Farmers Home Furniture opened its first store in Soperton, Ga. in 1949 with fairness, trust, quality and customer value in mind. Farmers Home Furniture has become one of the largest and most successful furniture retailers in the Southeast with over 250 locations in Alabama, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, in Tennessee and Kentucky, according to a press release.

Marion’s new store now has a soft opening with an official grand opening scheduled for June 23rd.

Manager Hannah Coleman said that since 1949, Farmers Home Furniture has focused on providing quality home furnishings to its neighbors in local Southeast communities.

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The Marion store offers furniture for living rooms, dining rooms, and bedrooms as well as home audio-video electronics and major appliances like refrigerators, stoves, clothes dryers, and washing machines. You can find home decorations like paintings, mirrors and furniture for children’s rooms. There are also outdoor power equipment such as weed trimmers, push mowers and riding lawn mowers.

If you can’t find what you want in the Marion store, you can order other items online via

The chain offers home furnishing products and services that exceed customer expectations and its products can be purchased at a reasonable price on a financing plan that allows for same-day sale. With over 250 stores in seven states, Farmers Home Furniture has strong buying power to offer low prices without losing hometown quality and service.

“Our in-house fundraising plan has helped residents of Southeast communities purchase the furniture of their dreams for more than half a century,” Coleman said.

Farmers Home Furniture in Marion now has two employees: Sheila Robinson, Credit Manager, and Skyla Conley, Business Advisor. Eventually, there will be seven employees.

The store is open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. It is closed on Sundays.

“Farmers Home Furniture is committed to being a part of the positive and progressive ideals of this community and is humbly grateful to be able to contribute to the growth of the Marion area,” said a press release.

“We’re a family-oriented store,” Coleman said. “We will do everything we can to make sure (our customers) have what they need. We try to keep prices as low as possible. We go to small towns so they can furnish their homes.

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