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Richard McFarland, 76, rites held

Richard V. McFarland, 76, of Ovenfork, died September 12 at Letcher Manor Nursing Home in Whitesburg.

A son of the late Milian and Sallie Maness McFarland, he was the father of the late Nina McFarland, and a brother of the late Charlie McFarland and William McFarland.

Surviving are his wife, Ruby Elaine McFarlan; two sons, James R. McFarland and wife Henrietta of Whitesburg, and Emitt D. McFarland and wife Sylvia of Eolia; four daughters, Nora M. Sturgill and husband Ronald and Melissa H. Patterson and husband Mitch, all of Eolia, Darlene Sturgill and husband Kent of Mt. Sterling, and Tena Galyen and husband Walter of Berea; a sister, Nora Mc- Cray of Jonesboro, Tenn.; 11 grandchildren, Brandi, Jason, Zachary, Moscoe, Jonathan, Josh, Kelly, Daniel, Kimberly, Johnny, and Tabitha; and six greatgrandchildren.

Funeral services were held September 14 at the Eolia Baptist Mission Church. Burial was in the Ballard Collier Cemetery at Eolia.

Letcher Funeral Home of Whitesburg had charge of arrangements.

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