Lovie D. (Lankster) McFarlin, 83, of Tulsa, Oklahoma passed away on July 21, 2018. Memorial Services will be held at 12:00pm, Monday, July 30, 2018 at Victory Christian Center, Tulsa, OK. L
Lovie was born on November 2, 1934 in Tulsa, Oklahoma to Archie and Lovie Mae (Stanley) Lankster, who both preceded her in death. She was married to Roy Lee McFarlin, Sr. of Bee Branch, Arkansas, on March 27, 1955. They were married 23 years and raised 3 children. Roy Senior passed away on November 13, 1978.
Lovie graduated from Booker T. Washington High School in 1953. She continued to be actively involved with her classmates and enjoyed the class activities throughout her life. She had a close relationship with God and attended Victory Christian Center and Greenwood Christian Center.
Lovie worked as a home health care provider for several years until retirement. She enjoyed gardening, entertaining family and friends, community volunteering, serving others, and listening to praise and worship music. She was actively engaged in attending church and sporting events of her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. She had a very loving, generous, and caring heart. Lovie had a great sense of humor and was very lighthearted.
Lovie is survived by her children: Roy Lee McFarlin, Jr., his wife, Sandra of Oceanside, CA, Albirda Renea (McFarlin) Square of Tulsa, OK, and Sandra Kay (McFarlin) Richardson of Tulsa, OK; 7 grandchildren, DaKeyah, Dawnn, Ashley, J.P., Candace, Jeremiah, and Simon; 6 great grandchildren, Jaiden, Titus, Tenley, Kaden, Aniyah, and Asher.
Lovie had 13 siblings and was preceded in death by: Opal, Wallace, Thomas, Kimberly, Elizabeth, Solomon, Archie, and Reginald. Her surviving siblings are June Dixon, Lottie Cadell, Dorothy Kaufman, Wallace Wendell Lankster, Diane Anderson and several cousins, nieces, nephews and other family and friends.
The family wishes to express our thanks to Victory Christian Center, The Bridge Church, appreciation for the wonderful help and care given by Grace Living Center, Jenks, OK.