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Shirley Ann (Neally) Newell

Shirley Ann Newell, 81, formerly of Carthage, IL passed away on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at UCLA Ronald Reagan Hospital in Westwood, California.

She was born to Frank and Lillian Neally in Carthage, IL on January 28, 1936. After graduating from Carthage High School, she moved to southern California where she has resided since her marriage to James Newell on June 25, 1955.

Shirley will be greatly missed by her surviving husband, James; sons, Michael (Tracy) of Hawthorne, Ca, Kevin of Hawthorne, Ca, Jamie (Carol) of Torrance, Ca. and granddaughters, Rachel (Ryan) DeBee of Goose Creek, SC and Samantha Holman (Lisa Holman-Mother) of El Segundo, CA.

Also surviving is her sister, Dorothy Mowrer of Lewistown, IL and her brother, Phillip (Annice) Neally of Sarasota, FL. She is embraced with love by scores of nieces and nephews and their families throughout the U.S.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Raymond and Henry Morgan, Cleo and Frank Jr Neally; and sisters, Cerise Durham and Mildred Walsh.

Shirley was so loved and cherished for her constant offering of unconditional compassion, encouragement and wisdom. She will be remembered for always opening her home with warm and gracious hospitality to family visitors.

A joyful celebration of her life was attended by family and friends at her son Michael's on Monday, February 20, 2017 in Hawthorne, Ca. Shirley was cremated and her remains returned to her husband, James, for later disposition. Please sign the guestbook at dailybreeze.com.
Published in Daily Breeze on Mar. 21, 2017
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