OBITUARY: James Edward Neely


James Edward Neely passed away on Sunday, August 6, 2023 at age 90.

James Edward Neely was born in Lebanon TN to Mabel Carter and Miles Neely Sr.

He worked in auto body repair.

Mr. Neely is survived by daughters Connie Lee Dillard and Jenny Neely; grandchildren: Katrina (Erik) Reed, Daniel (Michelle) Warren, Jesse (Andrew) Dillard, and Tanya (Marcus Vickers) Warren; 9 great-grandchildren: Kelly Warren, Dalton Warren, Katelyn Warren, LeAnna Warren, Tyler Warren, Kaleigh Reed, Kyra Reed, Colbie Dillard, and Mya Dillard; great-great-grandchildren: Emma Warren and Dalton Warren; great-great-grandchildren: Taniah Sydnor, Tabius Sydnor, and Tyreece Sydnor.

He is preceded in death by great-grandson William Kaleb Reed, parents Mabel and Miles Neely, brothers Eugene Neely, Hubert Neely, and Miles Alvis “Dump” Neely, and sisters Dorothy Reynolds and Virginia Davenport.

Arrangements by Sellars Funeral Home, Lebanon TN, 615.444.9393.


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