James Curtis McNeese, age 78, of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, March 2, 2014, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.
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Private memorial services will be scheduled at a later date.
Mr. McNeese was born April 20, 1935, in Atlanta to the late Luna Vincent McNeese and Jewell Josephine Smith McNeese. He was retired from DeKalb County Board of Education as an assistant director of finance and was a member of Clarkston Baptist Church. James was a veteran of the U.S. Army, 3rd Armored Division in Germany from Sept. 1955 through Aug. 1961 and was a member of Clarkston Masonic Lodge No. 492.
Mr. McNeese is survived by his wife of 60 years, Juanita Hiott McNeese of Gainesville; daughters, Catherine McNeese Webb of Gainesville, Linda McNeese Luke of Hendersonville, N.C., and Pamela McNeese Jones of Jacksonville, Fla.; grandchildren, Melissa Stephens of Gainesville, Kate Perry of Cornelia, Heather Martin of Oakwood, Matthew Jones of Atlanta, Theresa Henion of Cumming, Amanda Jones-Sommers of Cumming, Elisa Jones of Gainesville, Jonathan Jones of Oakwood and David Jones of Oakwood; great-grandchildren, Madeline Stephens, Austin Stephens, Rose Perry and Alice Jones-Sommers; brother, Lt. Col. Thomas Vincent McNeese of Greenville, S.C.; and nieces, Jean Sword of McDonough, Ga., and Judy Reyes of Greenville, S.C.
Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial Park Road, Gainesville, GA 30504, is in charge of arrangements.
Send online condolences to www.memorialparkfuneralhomes.com.
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Published in gainesvilletimes.com on Mar. 9, 2014