Mrs. L. M. McFarland Dead.
Last Friday, November 11th, 1921, at the home of her son,
Ray, in Cleburne, Mrs. L. M. McFarland passed away. The body
was brought to Burnet and interred Saturday afternoon in the Old
Cemetery, Rev. Joe Eustis officiating.
Mrs. McFarland's maiden name was Rountree. She was born in
Alabama on the 31st day of October, 1837, making her at the time of
her death a little more than 84 years of age. When a small girl she
moved with her father's family to Texas, and shortly thereafter came
to Burnet County, where in 1854 she was united in marriage to S.
K. McFarland. To this union eight children were born, four of
whom are still living. They are S. L. McFarland of Marlin;
R. J. McFarland of Burnet; W. A. and Ray McFarland of
Cleburne. More than 50 years of her life was spent in Burnet County,
placing her in the ranks of the old settlers of this section. At the
age of fourteen years, Mrs. McFarland joined the Cumberland
Presbyterian Church and for 70 years she lived a consistent Christian
life, loved and respected by a large number of relatives and friends.
Three sisters and six brothers also survive her, as follows:
Mrs. Bob Lewis, Burnet County; Mrs. Frank Thomas of
this section; Mrs. Sylvania Fitts of Seattle, Washington;
John Rountree of the Bertram community; F. S. Rountree
of Vigo Park, Texas; Jeff, Jim and Wilse Rountree of Nogales,
Arizona, and Babe Rountree, who resides in the state of
The Bulletin joins in extending condolence to the bereaved