Doris Marie O’Neal, 86, of Nashville, TN, formerly of Fayetteville, passed away on Sunday, (January 10, 2021) at her residence. Funeral service for Mrs. O’Neal was conducted on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. James Strope officiating. Burial was in the Rose Hill Cemetery. Doris was born on September 15, 1934 in Lincoln Co., TN to the late Floyd and Decie May Thompson. She attended Howell Hill Baptist Church, Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. Survivors include her children, Diane (Gary) Brent of Nashville, Donna (Hank) Parker of LaVergne, Denise (Tim) Warren of Decherd, and John (Cynthia) Boles of Flintville; grandchildren, Jason (Stephanie) Mathis, Rob Mathis, Robert (Elizabeth) Fleming, Danitta Bradford-Moffett, Janna (Keith) Sloan, David Moffett, Daniel Jackson, and Bud (Brandi) Boles; 18 great-grandchildren, nieces, Brenda (Kenny) Jeans, and Dianna McBay; several cousins; and beloved pets, Buffy and Dottie. In addition to her parents, Doris was preceded in death by her husband, Robert “Bobby” O’Neal; daughter, Mary Danitta O’Neal; sister, Mardell McBay; and nephew, Dennis McBay.
Memorials may be made to the Fayetteville Lincoln County Animal Shelter, 1718 Pulaski Highway, Fayetteville, TN 37334.
Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Doris Marie O’Neal.