Willie "Jack" Neely ROCK HILL - Mr. Willie "Jack" Neely, 67, of 923 Belinda Street, Rock Hill, S.C., died Sunday, July 20, 2014, at Brian Center, Statesville, N.C. He was born Aug. 27, 1947, in York County to Maggie Neely and the late Zander Peterson. He attended Emmett Scott High School. He was a member of Cedar Grove Baptist Church. He is survived by wife, Sarah R. Neely of Rock Hill; mother, Maggie Bee Neely of Rock Hill; sons, Anthony (Sharon) Neely and Christopher Neely, both of Rock Hill; daughters, Marilyn Thorne Washington (Anthony) and Carolyn Thorne Hudson (Robert), both of Charlotte, N.C., and Myra Hayes and Andrea Edwards, both of Rock Hill; brothers, Leroy Neely of Rock Hill, Curtis Mobley of Ricetown, N.J., and James A. Peterson of Brooklyn, N.Y.; sisters, Robbie Louise, Mary Ann Clanton, Carrie E. Colvin and Emma L. Peterson, all of Brooklyn, and Peacola Umana of Yonkersville, N.Y.; 17 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, July 25, 2014, at Parker Funeral Home. Funeral services will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 26, 2014, at Nazareth Baptist Church, 128 E. Roberson Road, Rock Hill, S.C., with Dr. John T. McCoy officiating. Burial will be at Barber Memorial Cemetery. Parker Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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Parker Funeral Home
870 Saluda Street Rock Hill, SC 29730
Published in The Herald from July 25 to July 26, 2014