LULING, LA - Janet Marie Babcock Neely, passed away Saturday June 21, 2014, at the age of 68. She was surrounded by her loving husband of 48 years, Howard David Neely and her daughter Barbara Evelyn Neely Self. She was born April 13, 1946 in Battle Creek Michigan. She resided in Luling, Louisiana for the past 33 years. Besides being a wonderful and loving housewife and mother, she worked at Ace Cleaners in Luling. She was a member of the V.F.W. Auxiliary Post 3750 and American Legion Auxiliary Post 131.
She was preceded in death by her parents, James F. Babcock and Pauline N. Babcock. Janet is survived by her adoptive mother, Barbara Westervelt Babcock, of Texas; her brother, Robert Westervelt (Le) of Texas; her husband, David Neely of Luling, La; her brother-in-law, Albert Neely of Bossier City, LA; her daughter, Barbara Evelyn Neely Self of Luling, LA and her two grandchildren, Tanya Melissa Self and Troy "Bubby" Patrick Self, Jr. both of Luling, LA.
A memorial service was held Saturday, June 28, 2014 in Luling, LA. Funeral services will take place at Hill Crest Funeral Home, on Wednesday July 2, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. with interment following in Hill Crest Memorial Park. The family will receive visitors Tuesday July 1, 2014 from 5: 00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Hill Crest Funeral Home and from 12:00 p.m. until 1:00 p.m. on the day of the service.
You may share words of comfort with the family by visiting www.hillcrestmemorialfh.com
Published in Shreveport Times on June 30, 2014