Wanda Lee Farrell, 86, of Chariton, Iowa passed away Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017 at the Circle of Life Legacy Lodge in Chariton. Wanda was born Jan. 6, 1931 in Kingsley, Iowa to Clarence Ray Stevens and Blanche Mildred McNamara Stevens. She was united in marriage to Gene Fay Farrell on May 21, 1950.
Wanda enjoyed the fellowship of her church family at Columbia Baptist Tabernacle and her joy was her seventeen grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren.
Wanda was preceded in death by her loving husband of 43 years, Gene Farrell and by her parents Clarence and Blanche Stevens.
She is survived by her six children, Christine (Ron) D’Addio of Coral Springs. FL, Charlene O’Neil of Lincoln, Neb, Theresa Otis of Clearlake, SD, Diane (Kent) Claus of Smithland, Iowa, Patricia (Doug) Dixon of Nixa, Mo and Wesley (Laura) Farrell, of Chariton, Iowa. She is also survived by her sisters, Darlys Arey, Cape Coral, Fla, Dee Cumings, Des Moines, Iowa and Cheryl Miller of Moville, Iowa.
Services were held 1:30 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, at the Fielding Funeral Home in Chariton, Iowa with Pastor Hearold McElwee officiating. Visitation was held one hour prior to services at the funeral home. Interment was held in Goshen Cemetery following the services. Pallbears were Wesley Farrell, Joshua Dixon, Larry Briggs and Ted Sanders. Honorary Pallbearers Kevin Green and Doug Dixon. Memorials can be made to the Circle of Life Legacy Lodge and Chariton Specialty Care Center. On line condolences may be made at www.FieldingFuneralHomes.com.