Mary Laura MacFarland, 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; three brothers, Tommy, Bill and Bob 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 McFarland of Williamsburg, Pennsylvania, and David MacFarland of Cushing, Maine.
Graveside services were held at 2:00 p.m. ET, Monday, January 27, in Lake Mystic Cemetery will Reverend Jerry R. Chumley officiating. Interment followed.
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 was in charge of the arrangements (phone 850-674-5449). You may offer the family condolences at adamsfh.com.