Clara McFarland

Born: Sun., Jan. 2, 1938
Died: Tue., Sep. 26, 2017


10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Fri., Oct. 06, 2017
Location: St. John M.B. Church

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Fri., Oct. 06, 2017
Location: St. John M.B. Church

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Clara Mae McFarland was born on January 2, 1938 in Tigrett, TN to the late James Love and the late Mary Alice (Kyce) Akins. She passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at Presence St. Joseph Medical Center in Joliet, Illinois. Clara was preceded in death by her husband, the late John Atha McFarland; brother, Edward Love; grandson, Russell Williams, Tommy Williams and Anthony Cole. Clara was a former employee of Crane Composites in Channahon, Illinois and later retired. She enjoyed growing plants, reading, bingo, playing cards, watching, Wheel of Fortune and spending time with her family and friends. She will be remembered for her kindness to people. Clara leaves to cherish he memories; her children, Mary Lucille (Eddie, deceased) Brown, Russell Cole, Gerilyn Sue (Walter) Clayborn, Michael (Sheila) Cole, Cynthia Ann Cole; numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and her special friends; Lucille Hill, Molly Strong, Winifred Hill, Ollie Gholston and Mattie Barnes.

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   Posted Fri September 29, 2017
It is my hope that the family will receive abundant comfort from God's words at Isaiah 41:10.

Dawn Hill-Jones
   Posted Tue October 03, 2017
To my family love you all!

Tom Burton
   Posted Thu October 05, 2017
We were so sorry to hear of Clare's passing. I worked with her many years at Kemlite and always enjoyed being around her with her upbeat personality! We send our sincere sympathy to her family. 🙏 Sincerely Tom and Judy Burton, North Port, Fl.

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