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Irene Nelson McFarland

Mrs. Irene Nelson McFarland passed away Wednesday.

She was born December 31, 1929 in LaGrange, Georgia. She was the daughter of the late Junior Nelson and Carrie Beasley Nelson.

She was a member of Rising Grove Baptist Church,  and educated in Troup County.

Irene was educated by the Troup County School System.

Survivors include her daughter, Eugenia McFarland, LaGrange, GA; seven sons:  John McFarland, SC; Willie McFarland, Eugene (Kenya) McFarland, all of Roanoke, AL; Thomas (Retha) McFarland, Dexter (Martense) McFarland, Clifford (SaBrena) Turner, Carnell (Sonja) Turner; daughter-in-law, Elizabeth Carter, all of LaGrange, GA; twenty-seven grandchildren; forty-eight great grandchildren; and eight great-great grandchildren; and a host of family, friends, and neighbors.

The family will receive friends on Friday from  6-7 p.m. at Lakes-Dunson-Robertson Funeral Home. The Service will be Saturday at 12:00 Noon at Southview Cemetery.

The excellent care of Mrs. McFarland is being provided by Lakes-Dunson-Robertson Funeral Home.