OBITUARY

Julia Marie Neely

January 12, 1914May 9, 2018

Julia Marie Van Hess Neely of Haynesville, LA, passed peacefully on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at the tender age of 104.

There will be a Mass of Christian Burial for her scheduled for 11 AM, Saturday, May 12, 2018 at The Cathedral of Saint John Berchmans, 939 Jordan St., Shreveport, LA 71101 with Rev. Msgr. J. Carson LaCaze officiating. Burial will follow at Old Sarepta Cemetery, Sarepta, LA, approximately 1:30 PM where she will be laid to rest by her husband, Waymon Neely.

John and Johanna (Liefermann) Van Hess welcomed Julia Marie into this world on January 12, 1914 in the small town of Many, LA. She was baptized at St John's Catholic Church, in Many, Louisiana. She met and married Waymon Neely, from Sarepta, Louisiana, on January 28, 1934. They had two children, in Many, Louisiana, Gwendell Anastasia and Bobby Gale Neely. Bobby died July 7, 1977. Her family moved to Sarepta, Louisiana, where the remainder of her children were born; Linda Marie Neely, Garlen Juanita and Gary Joe Neely. Gary is deceased. Left to cherish her memory are her daughters and her grandchildren; Joey and Amelia April Neely, Andrea, James and Phillip Wallace. Also surviving are Julia Anne, Stephen Ray, Jason Keith, Gerald Joseph, Thomas Edward, John Francis, James David, and Geoffrey Paul Weimar. There are too many great grandchildren to list.

Julia Neely was a great, unselfish child of God who spent many years of her life caring for special needs family and friends. She was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church.in Springhill, Louisiana. She lived out the last ten years, her best years, in the Heritage Nursing Home in Haynesville, Louisiana. The family would like to thank the Heritage staff, director Suzonne Loe, for the decade of great, nurturing care they gave her.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests a donation in her name to St. John Berchmans Church in Shreveport.

  • FAMILY

  • Waymon Neely, Husband
  • Bobby Gale Neely, Son
  • Gary Joe Neely, Son
  • Gwendell Anastasia, Daughter
  • Linda Marie Wallace, Daughter
  • Garlen Juanita, Daughter
  • Joey Neely, Grandchild
  • Amelia April Neely, Grandchild
  • Andrea Wallace, Grandchild
  • Phillip Wallace, Grandchild
  • James Wallace, Grandchild
  • Also surviving are Julia Anne, Stephen Ray, Jason Keith, Gerald Joseph, Thomas Edward, John Francis, James David, and Geoffrey Paul, Weimar. There are too many great grandchildren to list.

Services

  • Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, May 12, 2018
REMEMBERING

Julia Marie Neely

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Linda Neely

May 14, 2018

Linda Neely

May 14, 2018

Linda Neely

May 14, 2018

You were the most wonderful Mother that God have to us. I thank you for all that you did and all that we learned from you. I try to live my life like you. I wish I could have lived closer to you and not so far away. I remember the last wonderful time I spent with you in 2007. I took care of you and cooked for you. I thank God for giving me that time with you. I also thank him for letting you come to see us at all the many
Places we lived. May you Rest In Peace our beautiful angel. I love you and will miss you so much but I will see you again. Your middle child Linda

Garlen Neely

May 12, 2018

Julia Marie Van Hess Neely . . . a young beauty . . . .

Garlen Neely

May 12, 2018

Rest in Peace dear Mother . . . Thank you for everything . . . .

Garlen Neely

May 12, 2018

Julia was a tender compassionate caregiver to two wonderful souls . . . Tony Van Hess and Paul Neely

Garle Neely

May 12, 2018

Julia loved to fish . . .

Garlen Neely

May 12, 2018

Julia has amazing Grandchildren . . . . the Weimars, James Wallace, Andrea Wallace, Kendra Cummins, Phillip Wallace, April Neely and Joey Neely

Garlen Neely

May 12, 2018

Julia raised two handsome sons, Bobby Gale and Gary Joseph

Garlen Neely

May 12, 2018

Julia raised three wonderful daughters . . . . Linda, Garlen and Gwen