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Cathy Jo McFarlandPassing: April 13, 2020


To be Announced

Memorial Service


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Fairview Cemetery

Thursday, April 16th

ORLEANS – Cathy Jo McFarland, 63, passed away Monday, April 13, 2020, at her residence.

Born May 10, 1956, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of Cecil Melton and Janet (Jenkins) Eagan.  She married Steven Dwight McFarland June 3, 1994, and he preceded her in death January 1, 2012.

Cathy was employed at Big Lots many years and was a member of Orleans Christian Church.  She enjoyed being with her grandkids and watching their sports events.  Cathy graduated from Bedford High School in 1974.

Michelle (Russell) Ingle of Orleans
Mary Ann (Larry) Knight of Orleans
JoAnn (Ryan) Nicholas of Orleans
Ashley (Wayne) Holt of Orleans
Cody (Jenilee) White of Garland, Texas
Cameron and Gage Holt, R. J., Dustin, Brandon, and Caleb Ingle, Autumn Grissom, Alyssa Fullen, Bryan, Brandon, and Brooklyn Knight, John Luttrell, Breanna and Hanna Shaw, Conner, Nathaniel, and Talecea Nicholas, Marleigh Richey, Mia and Belle White, Savannah McVicker, and Mason White 
great grandchildren,
Jada Wilder, Haizleigh Archer, Aria, Addison, and Rose Ingle
Mike Eagan of Bedford
Timmy (Cindy) Melton of Paoli
Rosemary (Boyd) Godsey of Bedford
Donna (Jeff) Richie of North Carolina
Tina (Mike) Beedie of Bedford
Diana Starr of Bedford
Lori Gorman of Bedford
Cindy (Rod) Curren of Mitchell
Tammy (Keith) Bowling of Orleans

Her mother; husband; son, Michael White; and great granddaughter, Braelyn Hendley, preceded her in death.

Graveside service will be Thursday, April 16, at Fairview Cemetery with Pastor Mike Hester officiating.   A memorial service will be at a later date with Pastor Tom Bostic officiating.

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13 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Mr. & Mrs. David Langdon | Bloomington Indiana
    Date: May 23, 2020
    Cathy was very sweet and proud of her grandkids. RIP
  2. Guest: Connie Henderson | Greenwood, Indiana
    Date: April 17, 2020
    A wonderful friend and neighbor when I lived in Orleans. Loved her family. She will be greatly missed.
  3. Guest: Bonnie McAfoose | Springville, Indiana
    Date: April 16, 2020
    Prayers for all of Cathy's family & friends!! I never met Cathy; but I do know that she was very loved! She will be missed by all who knew her!!
  4. Guest: Lori Gorman | Bedford Indiana
    Date: April 15, 2020
    Cathy was one of my 6 major rocks in my life, she will be missed every day,Thanks for all the good memories sis love ya!
  5. Guest: Evelyn Gehring Gratzer | Bedford Indiana
    Date: April 15, 2020
    Cathy lived across the street from me, we lived on O street. Went to school with Rosemary and Mike. So very sorry for your loss.God be with you.
  6. Guest: Evelyn Gehring Gratzer | Bedford Indiana
    Date: April 15, 2020
    I lived across the street when she lived at home on O street. Sorry she passed so young. May God be with you all.
  7. Guest: Marlena Swartz and Randy | Mitchell, In 47446
    Date: April 15, 2020
    Cathy's family loves her very much, I know she's not suffering anymore and for that I'm grateful. She is at peace now.
  8. Guest: Trena Burks | Bedford, Indiana
    Date: April 15, 2020
    I worked with Cathy.at Big Lots. We became good friends. I loved her like a sister. We had good times together. You will be missed sweetheart. Prayers for you all and God Bless. 😢
  9. Guest: Kim Burnette | Bedford
    Date: April 14, 2020
    I am so sorry for your loss. Your family will be in my prayers.
  10. Guest: James F Bruce Jr | Palatka, Florida
    Date: April 14, 2020
    Prayers & Condolences going out to the family, So sorry to hear about Cathy's passing. May God Bless her and her loved ones left behind.
  11. Guest: Dee Batchelor | Mitchell Indiana
    Date: April 14, 2020
    Oh enjoy Heaven Miss Cathy! I so enjoyed working with you and watching your children grow! Peace and love
  12. Guest: Jamie Dillard | Paoli, In
    Date: April 14, 2020
    My Condolences to your Family, I'm so sorry prayers and big Hugs😘❤
  13. Guest: Kathy Gulley | Williams, In
    Date: April 14, 2020
    Sorry for your loss .she is now reunited with my cousin Steve .