Mary Elizabeth McNeely
10/23/1940 - 7/25/2018
Shelton McNeely, 77, of Greenville, passed away July 25,
2018 at her home surrounded by loved ones. Funeral services will be held
Saturday, July 28, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at
Sullivan Cemetery. Visitation will be held Friday, July 27, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral
was born October 23, 1940 in Irving, Texas to Elmer Shelton and Annie Bell
Bevins Shelton. On June 7, 1957 she married William Elmer McNeely, the love of
her life. They were married 59 years at the time of his death in 2016.
Mary’s joy was
her family. She also enjoyed gardening, sewing, bird-watching and Saturday
morning garage sales. Her life’s work was caring for children and making a home
for her family. Mary was a life- long member of Ridgecrest Baptist
Church and found great comfort in her daily Scripture reading.
survived by her brother Joe Shelton; son John McNeely, daughters
Colleen Procopio and Molly Parsons; grandchildren, Marissa Marchand, Tommy
Jenkins, Savannaha McNeely, Travis, Colton and Spencer Parsons;
great-grandchildren, Jaiden and Julian Martinez and Addy Neely Graham. She was
preceded in death by her parents; children Jeremy and Kathleen McNeely; and
brother John Shelton.
be Wes Parsons, Justin Parsons, Tommy Jenkins, Gary Chartney, Jefferson Rogers,
Jeff Isham and Gerald Brown.
Honorary pallbearer will be Jim Shuler.