Doris Jean O’Neal passed away on Sunday, October 30, 2022 at her home in Kansas City, MO. Doris was born December 7, 1939 to Druel and Olive (Rodgers) Crane in Chesapeake, MO.Doris was united in marriage with her high school sweetheart Wm. Carroll O’Neal in 1976. Doris graduated from Buffalo High School in 1958. She attended Southwest Missouri State College. She had a long fulfilling career in the travel industry. She and Carroll loved to travel in Europe and other beautiful places, including Mexico and taking cruises. She loved spending time with her adorable grandchildren and family. She also had a passion for needlepoint.
Doris was preceded in death by her husband, Carroll O’Neal March 20, 2015; both parents; a brother Gary Crane and wife Florence. She is survived by her daughter, Julie Mills (Brian) of Kansas City, MO; two stepsons; William Carroll O’Neal (Dawn) of Fayette, MO and Sean A. O’Neal (Ambereen Sleemi) of Brooklyn, NY; nine grandchildren; Taylor; Lauren (Brad); Lane; Ashley; Jonathan; Grace; Zain; Laila and Yasmina; three great-grandchildren: Tucker, Lola and Emmette; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. She also leaves her sweet dog, Lucy, who she loved very much.
Visitation will be held from 9:00 – 10:00 a.m., Friday, November 11, 2022 at Barry Christian Church, 1500 N.W. Barry Road, Kansas City, MO 64155, where the Memorial service celebrating Doris’ life will commence at 10:00 a.m., Rev. Dr. Dennis Patience officiating. A committal service will follow at Lee Cemetery in Verona, MO., at 3:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggest memorial contributions to Barry Christian Church or Lee Cemetery. Memories of Doris and condolences to the family can be shared at meyersfuneralchapel.com
*All flower deliveries are to be made directly to the Barry Christian Church.