Roberta Ilene McFarland

Friday, May 25, 2007


Roberta Ilene McFarland, 76, of Monette, died May 12, 2007 at St. Bernards Medical Center. She was born in Parakeet, Ark., March 28, 1931 to the late Hiram and Sarah Wadkins Finley. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include her children, Sue Vanoven of Duncan, Okla., Ronnie McFarland of Salem, Mo., Connie Yildirim and friend Ayla Yildirim of Mississauga, Canada, Gerry McFarland of Pocahontas; a brother, Floyd Finley of Cash; five sisters, Novella Lane of Kansas City, Mo., Lorine Buckbee of Calico Rock, Lucille Parker of Texarkana, Jean Green and Dessie Dunn both of Monette; eight grandchildren, Dennis Vanoven, Sherry Vanoven, Bryan Vanoven, Shannon Vanoven, Jason Vanoven, Michael McFarland, Julie McFarland and Willard McFarland and nine great grandchildren.

Services were 1 p.m. Friday at the Gregg Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jerry Reed officiating. Burial was in the Monette Memorial Cemetery.

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