Mrs. Eva McFarland 86, Vincennes, Ind., a sister of Mrs. Lawrence J. Utley, 517
Canal steet, Mt. Vernon, and a native of the Bufkin community in Posey county, died Wednesday (7 Apr 1954) afternoon in Vincennes.
She was a daughter of Francis Allyn and Lamyra Blackburn Allyn,
representatives of early local families and spent her early life in Posey county. She later lived in Evansville and Harrisburg, Ill., before going to Vincennes.
The funeral service will be conducted at Friday at Mt.PleasantGeneralBaptistChurch at Bufkin with
burial following in Mt.Pleasant cemetery. The pastor of the
Vincennes Church of Christ, with which Mrs. Mc Farland was affiliated, will
addition to the sister in Mt. Vernon, are six children by a former marriage to
Walter Hollingsworth including three sons, Francis Hollingsworth, Urbana, Ill.,
Roscoe and Thomas, California and three married daughters, Maxine, Cairo, Ill.,
Pearl, Madisonville, Ky and Lillian, Evansville;
several grandchildren and two brothers, Alonzo Allyn
, Delray Beach, Fla and Orland Allyn
of near Mt. Vernon.