Shirley I. McFarland, 86, Bellwood, died Wednesday afternoon at UPMC Altoona after a brief illness.
She was born in Bellwood, daughter of the late Cloyd M. and Nora M. (Williamson) Estep. She married Donald E. McFarland Sr. on Oct. 21, 1948, in Bellwood, and he preceded her in death on Nov. 16, 2000.
Surviving are two sons: Donald E. Jr. (Barbara) of Roy, Utah, and Dennis L. (Gloria) of Altoona; six grandchildren: Nora Mae Willard, Dustin L., Donald E. III, Shawn L., Cody A. and Brittani M. McFarland; and 11 great-grandchildren.
She was the last of her immediate family, having been preceded in death by five brothers: Walter S. "Bud," Howard M., K. Neal, Melvin C. and Galen; and a sister, Mary Emma Shoenberger.
Shirley retired as a nurse's aide from Valley View Home, Altoona. She was a member of Bellwood Church of the Brethren and enjoyed bowling.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 until the 8 p.m. funeral service Sunday, April 27, 2014, at Jon C. Russin Funeral Home Inc., Bellwood, Pastor Rod Thomas officiating. Interment will be at Logan Valley Cemetery, Bellwood.