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Wallace McFarland, 92, Russell Co., KY (1922-2015)

He was a native of Jamestown, KY, and a resident of Russell Springs, KY at the time of his death. He was the son of the late Vertie (Coffey) McFarland and Alva McFarland. He was the widower of Viva Della Mae Brown McFarland. He leaves 29 direct and four step descendants. He was a member of Royville Friendship Church a veteran of the U.S. Army Troop A 4th RCN Squad, a Plumber and electrician.
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Wallace McFarland, 92, of Russell Springs, KY, passed away Saturday, April 11, at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital, Somerset, KY.

Funeral services will be held at 1pmCT, on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at Wilson Funeral Home, 391 Steve Wariner Drive, Russell Springs, KY, with Bro. Willard Bryand and Bro. Charles Edwards officiating. Interment will be in the Russell Springs City Cemetery, Russell Springs, KY. Visitation will be after 5pmCT, on Monday, April 13, 2015 at Wilson Funeral Home in Russell Springs, KY.

Wallace McFarland, 92, Russell Co., KY (1922-2015)

Wallace was born in Jamestown, Russell County, KY on Monday, July 10, 1922. He was a son of the late Vertie (Coffey) and Alva McFarland. He died Saturday, April 11, 2015, in Somerset, Pulaski County, KY, at the age of 92 years, nine months, and one day.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 48 years, Viva Della Mae Brown McFarland; his brother, Adrian McFarland; and a great-grandson, Robert Anthony (Tony) Carroll. He was a member of Royville Friendship Church a veteran of the U.S. Army Troop A 4th RCN Squad, a Plumber and electrician. He is survived by the following:
  • Three daughters: Linda, wife of Gerald Brent Snow, of Russell Springs, KY; Leta Fulk, of Gainesville, GA; and Lila, wife of David Farist, of Ellijay, GA.

  • Seven grandchildren, and four step-grandchildren: Gale Lynn (Greg) Hunley, David Snow, Cheryl (Tyler) Akins, Jordan (Warren) Lindsay Head, Jonathan David Sullivan, Neal Jay (Dawn) Carroll, Wade Owen Carroll, Angela Christine Sullivan, Duane (Wanda) Farist, Brian and Chad Farist

  • Eighteen great-grandchildren

  • and one great-great grandson
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Wilson Funeral Home, 391 Steve Wariner Drive, Russell Springs, KY, in charge of arrangements.

ln lieu of flowers, expresions of sympathy are suggested to Hospice of Lake Cumberland, 1219 N. Main Street, Suite 5, Monticello, KY 42633, the Gideons or Royville Friendship Church, c/o David Reese, 333 Reese Road, Russell Springs, KY 42642 Wilson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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