Doris Jane McFarland, 74, of Allendale, IL, passed into Eternity on October 13, 2012 at her home surrounded by her loving family.
Doris was born October 17, 1937 in Enid, Oklahoma to Fawn (Beaver) and Captain John Smith.
She married Bill McFarland on September 4, 1955 at the First Christian Church in Allendale.
Doris was an employee of the First National Bank of Allendale for several years
She had a variety of interests including: photography, attending sporting events with her husband, watching hummingbirds, fishing, camping and visiting United States National Parks.
She loved her husband, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren and thoroughly enjoyed time spent with them.
Doris was preceded in death by her parents, her mother-in-law and father-in-law, Mabel and Byrel McFarland, a sister, Frances LaFace, and three brothers-in-law: J.A., Bernard, and Edd McFarland.
She is survived by her husband Bill of Allendale, three daughters: Cindy (Sam) Osmon of Allendale, Lynn (Don) Stangle of St. Francisville, IL, Francie (Jeff) Smith of Princeton, IN, and one son, Mark (Tammie) McFarland of Allendale. Also, surviving are twelve grandchildren: Woody (Ashley), Sarah, Jenny (Bob), Teri, Adam, Grant (Megan), Katlin, Hannah, Alex (Heather), Mitch (Rachel), John and Kaleb. Four great-grandchildren: Samantha, Lilly, Braden and Reme. Also surviving are brothers: Don (Jeannie) Smith of Carrollton, TX, John (Linda) Smith of Springview, NE, brother-n-law Joseph LaFace of Conway, AR, sisters-in-law: Pat McFarland of Mt. Carmel, IL, Thelma McFarland of Allendale, Linda McFarland-Gill (and husband Larry) of Allendale, and many nieces and nephews.
A Celebration-of-Life Service for Doris Jane McFarland will be held on Thursday, October 18th at 3:30 PM at Ingram Funeral Home in Allendale, IL. Visitation will be held from 1:30PM to the time of service at the funeral home. To honor Doris's request, the casket will be closed. Burial will follow at the Allendale Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Gibson County Special Olympics.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.ingramfh.net
Ingram Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements.