Mary Neace, 75, of Hazard, passed away on Friday, Feb. 14, at her residence. She was the daughter of the late Leslie Neace and the late Sally Miller Neace. She is also preceded in death by her husband, Rev. French Neace; six children; and one brother, Jesse Neace.
She is survived by three daughters, Debbie and Estill, Jr., Combs, Frankie Lynn and Donald Tapio, and Norma and Cecil Bowman; one son, Harold Dean and Lorene Neace; two sisters, Nora Collins and Jane Bush; three brothers, Scott Jerry Neace, Estill Neace, and Sam Neace; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a host of family and friends.
Arrangements are being handled by Maggard Mountain view Chapel, where the family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16, with additional services at 7 p.m. Funeral services will be at 12 p.m. Monday, Feb. 17, with Rev. Duane Allen and Rev. Darrell Allen officiating. Interment will be at the Combs Neace Cemetery in Grapevine.