Anita A. Billen Neely (1928 - 2014)

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Anita "Ann" A. Billen Neely

Anita "Ann" Anneliese Billen Neely, age 86 of Murfreesboro, TN, passed away Saturday June 14, 2014.

A native of Krefeld, Germany, she was the daughter of the late Hans and Emma Saalbach Billen.

Mrs. Neely is survived by her husband of 60 years, John H. Neely; daughter and son-in-law, Sandra "Sandy" and Jay McIntyre; granddaughter, Anneliese McIntyre, all of Murfreesboro, TN; brother, Rolf Billen; sister, Helga Schuler, both of Rittershausen, Germany; sister-in-law, Dorothy Reynolds; brothers-in-law, Miles, James and Larry Neely, all of Middle Tennessee.

Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Friday at Woodfin Memorial Chapel, with Brother David Bunting officiating. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery, with friends serving as Pallbearers.

Mrs. Neely was a member of Northfield Boulevard Church of Christ and a homemaker.

Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, at Woodfin Memorial Chapel, (615) 893-5151. Online condolences may be made at

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Woodfin Funeral Chapel
1488 LASCASSAS PIKE Murfreesboro, TN 37130
(615) 893-5151
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Published in The Daily News Journal on June 18, 2014