Mary Laura MacFarland, age 87, of Bristol, Florida passed away Thursday, January 23, 2014 in Blountstown, Florida. She was born in Lakeland, Florida June 29, 1926 to the late Lou and Mary Laura (Boone) Mathers. Mary was a homemaker and a member of Lake Mystic Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Frank A. MacFarland; two brothers, Tommy and Bill Mathers; sisters, Martha Wyler and Catherine Wright; and a step-son, Gary MacFarland.
Survivors include a brother, Lamar Mathers of Lakeland, Florida; two sisters, Virginia Grode of Auburndale, Florida and Frances Lightfoot also of Lakeland; and two step-sons, Carl MacFarland of Williamsburg, Pennsylvania and David MacFarland of Cushing, Maine.
Graveside services will be 2:00 p.m. ET, Monday, January 27 in Lake Mystic Cemetery will Reverend Jerry R. Chumley officiating. Interment will follow.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Lake Mystic Baptist Church, P. O. Box 486, Bristol, Florida 32321 or Florida Baptist Children’s Home, P. O. Box 8190, Lakeland, Florida 33802-9963.
Adams Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Phone 850-674-5449. You may offer the family condolences at adamsfh.com.