Nettie Clarene Holcomb McFarland, daughter of the late Ben and Stella Kenser Sutherland, was born Dec. 4, 1921, in Arbyrd, Mo., and passed away Monday, April 12, 2010, at the Belle Meade Nursing Home in Paragould, Ark., at the age of 88.
She married Harold "Hugo" Holcomb, who preceded her in death on Dec. 11, 1979. She later married J.D. McFarland, who preceded her in death on Oct. 3, 2009. She was also preceded in death by a brother, W.B. "Dub" Sutherland, and two sisters, Betty Heiden and Cora Lee Shands.
Survivors include three sons, Ronald Holcomb and wife, Ethel, of Acton, Calif., Gaylon Holcomb and wife, Jeri, of Surprise, Ariz., and David Holcomb and wife, Debbie, of Malvern, Ark.; a step-son, Marion McFarland and wife, Janet, of Paragould, Ark.; one brother, Jim Sutherland, of Meridian, Miss.; one sister, Alma Heady, of Southhaven, Miss.; 11 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren, and other relatives and many friends.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., today, Thursday, April 15, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Senath.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, April 16, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel in Senath with Bro. Chuck Clark officiating.
Burial will follow in the Cardwell Cemetery.