Cover photo for Ola Mcfarland's Obituary
Ola Mcfarland Profile Photo
1940 Ola 2021

Ola Mcfarland

June 19, 1940 — February 10, 2021


Ola Mae (Swartwood) McFarland passed away on February 10th, 2021, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She was born in Medicine Lodge, Kansas, on June 19, 1940, to Rosa Mae & Oldis Olden Swartwood. Ola’s mother remarried and Ola was raised by her mother Rosa Mae and her step father, Laverne Tanner. She lived most of her life in Centralia, Oklahoma and in Vinita, Oklahoma.

Ola married the love of her life, Robert (Bob) McFarland Jr. on January 7, 1956, in Collinsville, Oklahoma. Ola & her husband Bob loved to travel and lived in several different States during their marriage. Ola was a caregiver most of her life outside of the home. She worked for many years as a CMA at Home of Hope and Home Stead. She loved family gatherings and just spending time with her family. She loved each and every one of her children & grandchildren. They were her whole life.

Ola was preceded in death by her husband Robert (Bob) McFarland Jr., her son Robert (Bud) McFarland III, her parents, Rosa Mae & Laverne Tanner, & Oldis Olden Swartwood, one granddaughter, Terry Lynn Harris.

Ola is survived by five daughters & one son; Pamela & husband George West of Vinita, Ok., Janet & husband Michael Hudson of Afton, Ok., Kathy & husband Craig Hopper of Vinita, Ok., Bobbie and husband Eric Smith of Tulsa, Ok., Lori and husband Jameal Mackey of Tulsa, Ok., Floyd Dee McFarland of Vinita, Oklahoma, 21 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren, & 18 great-great-grandchildren.

Casket Bearers are Robert West, Dan Peetoom, Jameal Mackey, Roger McFarland, Shawn Bowers, & Bill Copeland.

The funeral service will be held on Friday, February 19, 2021, at 2:00 PM at the United Methodist Church in Vinita Oklahoma, with Reverend Andrew Haire officiating. The family will receive friends during the visitation on Thursday, February 18, 2021, from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM in the Luginbuel Funeral Home Chapel.

Services are under the direction of Luginbuel Funeral Home, Vinita, OK. Condolences may be left at or our Luginbuel Facebook page.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Ola Mcfarland, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Thursday, February 18, 2021

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Funeral Service

Friday, February 19, 2021

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

United Methodist Church (Vinita Oklahoma)


Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 22

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree