Sheila Marion O'Neal, age 86 of Hiawassee, GA passed away on Monday, March 01, 2010 following a period of declining health. She was born to the late James and Edith (Newlands) Farquharson on December 19, 1923 in Beaconsfield, England. She is survived by daughters, Sheleila O'Neal, of Hiawassee, GA; Deena O'Neal Riley, of Decatur, GA; son Joe O'Neal, of Conyers, GA; sister, Margaret Seymour, of Harrow, England; six grandchildren, seven great grandchildren, one niece and one nephew. Memorial services were held on Saturday, March 06, 2010 at 3:00 PM from the chapel of Banister Funeral Home with Rev. George Wannamaker officiating. Speakers were granddaughter, Shannon Higgins and son, Joe O'Neal. Closing prayer was presented by Danny Thompson. In lieu of flowers the family request donation and contributions be made to her favorite charity "In Memory of Sheila O'Neal", East Maui Animal Refuge, 25 Malu Aina Place, Haiku Maui, Hawaii 96708-5361. Banister Funeral Home of Hiawassee in charge of arrangements.