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Ms. Inez McFarland

October 15, 1947 ~ February 4, 2021 (age 73)

It is with profound sorrow that the management and staff of Mitchell-Josey Funeral Home, Inc. announces the passing of Ms. Inez McFarland of Darlington. Ms. McFarland transitioned early Thursday morning, February 4, 2021 at her residence. 

Funeral service is 11:00AM on Monday, February 08, 2021 in the Churchyard of St. Paul Holiness Church, Dovesville Hwy, Darlington.  Interment will follow in Gandy Cemetery.  


    Ms. Inez McFarland affectionately known as “Neatea” was born on October 15, 1947 in Darlington, South Carolina adaughter of the late Lizzie Pugh McPhail and Benjamin Richardson. She entered her final resting place on Thursday, February 4, 2021 at her home in Darlington, South Carolina. 

   Inez received her formal education at Rosenwald High School in Darlington County. Inez relocated to New York City, New York in the late 1960’s. In 1970, she met and wed her late husband Andrew McFarland. To this union they were blessed with two daughters, Lizzie Lee and Andria McFarland. 

   Inez was gainfully employed at a fashion designer company called Sportsworld until she became disabled. Her passion in life was raising children. Inez became a foster parent for the Children’s Aid Society where she received several awards. She also took classes to mentor others how to become a foster parent. Her passion for children was so strong that she adopted eight children. 

    In 2005, she returned to South Carolina and later joined the St. Paul Holiness Church where she served as the Nurse’s Board President from 2012 until her passing. Inez was a soft-spoken loving person that was a ray of sunshine to her entire family and her smile will be remembered forever. 

   Inez was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and family member.

   Those who shared the joys of life with her and survived to cherish her memories are: Her children, Lizzie Lee (Destin), Andria McFarland, Alex McFarland (Kendra), Michele McFarland, Michael McFarland, Jahmel McFarland, Davon McFarland, Jeremiah McFarland, Jasmine McFarland, Francine McFarland (TaCorey), Shasraya Robinson and Destin Lee Jr.; her siblings: Harold McPhail, Pecola McLeod, Willie Mae Jackson (Johnny), Mary Foster (Robert), John McPhail Jr (Willie Marie), Annie Jackson, Rosa Edwards, Patricia Edwards, her God Sister Theresa Moore. Her Grandchildren: Alexander McFarland, Ari’hana McCall, Ava Hennegan Alexandria Inez Webster, Brianna Rowe, Arin Kennedy, Jordyn Johnson, Jade Astwood, Shanell Salvat; one great grandchild, Bryson Sellers, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. 

Please keep the McFarland family in your thoughts and prayers. 

 Service Information

Funeral Service
February 8, 2021

11:00 AM
Churchyard of St. Paul Holiness Church (Darlington)

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