December 21, 2018
WEST POINT — Mary Helen Edwards McFarland, 72, died Dec. 16, 2018, at Dugan Nursing Home. Services will be at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Third Mt. Olive M.B. Church with the Rev. Randy L. Conley Jr. officiating. Burial will follow at West Point Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 3-6 p.m. Friday at Carter’s Mortuary Services Chapel. Carter’s Mortuary Services is in charge of arrangements. Mrs. McFarland was born Oct. 4, 1946, in Monroe County, to the late Chester Edwards and Louise Griffin. She is survived by her husband, the Rev. Linzell McFarland Jr.; son, Michael McFarland of West Point; daughter, Brenda Wofford of West Point; brothers, Aaron Edwards of West Point, Isaiah T. Edwards of Tupelo, William Edwards of Jackson and Willie L. Edwards of California; sister, Betty J. Moore of Chicago, Illinois; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.