Dorcas Farwell

Dorcas E. Farwell, 76, of Bushnell died at 7:01 a.m. March 10, 2008, at McDonough District Hospital in Macomb.

She was born July 7, 1931, in Astoria, a daughter of Jessie Utsinger and Fannie M. Louts. She married Clinton E. Farwell on Nov. 5, 1950, in Astoria. He died Jan. 3, 1975.
She also was preceded in death by eight sisters.

Surviving are one son, Scott (and Sabrina) Farwell of Indianapolis, Ind.; two daughters, Lucinda English and Brenda Farwell, both of Bushnell; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

She worked at Vaughan and Bushnell Manufacturing Company in Bushnell for 25 years.

She was a member of Bushnell United Methodist Church.

Services were held Thursday at Martin-Hollis Funeral Home in Bushnell with Rev. Trisha Chapman officiating. Burial was in Bushnell Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to her church.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 3/19/2008