Doris Jane McFarland

October 17, 1937October 13, 2012

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 Ingram Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements.


  • Visitation Thursday, October 18, 2012
  • Time and Place of Service Thursday, October 18, 2012

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Douglas Kepley

October 21, 2012

My deepest sympathy's Bill to you and your family. You all hold a special place in my heart with fond memories of you all. Doris will be greatly missed.

Judy (Gene) Neikirk

October 19, 2012

So sorry for your loss. When I came into the bank, Doris always greeted me with a smile and friendly conversation about my family and hers. My prayers are with you all.

Janet Ray

October 19, 2012

I would like to express my sorrow of the passing of Doris McFarland to her loved ones. I will miss her sense of humor & her love of life & her love for her family. We lost one of God's best when he called Doris home. She is missed by her family & friends.

Beth Leggitt

October 18, 2012

I always enjoyed visiting with Doris Jane. She will be missed but take comfort knowing she's without pain and waiting for her family in heaven. May you find comfort in God during this difficult time.

Stacey Dunkel

October 18, 2012

Dear Cindy, Lynn and family,
I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. My prayers are with you as you start your healing journey.
Stacey Dunkel

Karen Kepley-McGrane

October 18, 2012

To Bill and family, I was extremely saddened by the news of the passing of Doris. She was so loved by all that knew her. She had such a beautiful soul. I remember the great times that our families have shared when I was younger. She helped to shape who I am! She always made things so fun for us kids, and her infectious smile drew people to her. She was definitely an original, and I will keep you all in my prayers. God wanted his Anget back, for she was definitely an Angel here on earth! Love to all,
Karen Kepley-McGrane

October 17, 2012

Bill and family, So sorry for your loss. I have so many fond memories of Doris Jane, . We had so many good times together. Please know that my prayers and thoughts are with you and the kids. Peggy Shepard Teague

Cindy (Bailey) Carneal

October 17, 2012

Sending prayers and blessings to all of the family at this time. Doris Jane was such a wonderful lady, hold her memories close to your heart. I will miss her bright and cheery "Hello"! Warm huggs to her family, cherish those memories......There are angels all around you to comfort you in all you all

Harriett Baczynski

October 17, 2012

She will be missed by all who knew her. She was one-of-a-kind. We had a sixty year friendship and I was blessed by her friendship from the time we were in our early teens.

Jackie Ivy Burnett

October 16, 2012

Doris was a wonderful and delightful lady. So many great memories during my high school years. Sending prayers and blessings to all the family...she will truly be missed by all....