Rebecca “Becky” Blackwell McFarling, age 88, of Morristown, passed away Wednesday, June 15, 2022 at Morristown-Hamblen Health Care Systems. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother and she will be dearly missed. She was a member of First Baptist Church Morristown and faithfully followed First Baptist TV Ministry. She enjoyed going to senior events and the Senior Citizen’s Center with her friends, Emmitt and Wanda Hagood. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 53 years, Ernest “Bob” McFarling; parents, Tony B. Blackwell and Emily Shumate Blackwell; brother, Thomas James (Bette) Blackwell; and sister, Nellie (Clifton) Inez Payne. She is survived by her daughter, Kathy Ann McFarling of Morristown; sons, William Ernest (Jennifer) McFarling of Raleigh, NC, and Thomas Edward (Kim) McFarling of Knoxville, TN; and her loving grandchildren, John William McFarling, Matthew Brian (Alayna) McFarling, Rachel Karen McFarling, and Seth Anthony McFarling; and several nieces and nephews. Family and friends will meet for an 11 a.m. graveside service on Saturday June 18th at Jefferson Memorial Gardens with Rev. Steve Smith officiating. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to First Baptist Church of Morristown.
First Baptist Church Morristown
504 W. Main Street, Morristown TN 37814