OBITUARY

Ernest R. Neely Jr.

August 17, 1921February 9, 2019
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Ernest R. Neely, Jr., age 97, died Sat., Feb. 9, 2019, peacefully at home.

He was preceded in death by his parents, E.R. Neely, Sr., and Annie Walls Neely, sister, Annie May (Bob) Gann, and brother, Leslie (Helen) Neely, Sr.

He is survived by his wife of 70+ years, Carnelle (Connie) Neely; brother-in-law, Jim Agnew; nieces and nephews, Les (Deb) Neely, Kevin (Lori) and Kris (Jen) Neely, Cathy (Rick) Arnold, Doug (Kimberly) Arnold, Becca (Brent) Whitehead, Donna (Greg) Meyers, Shelby (Michael) Maldonado, and Nick Meyers.

Ernest retired from Third National / Sun Trust Bank after several years of service. He was a member of the Marine Corp serving in World War II in the South Pacific, and a member of John B. Garrett Lodge #711 and Arlington Methodist Church.

Visitation with the family will be at Hermitage Funeral Home on Mon., Feb. 11, 2019 from 4-7 pm, and Tues., Feb. 12, 2019 from 1-2 pm with the Funeral to follow at 2 pm with Pastor Doug Arnold officiating. Military Honors and Interment will follow the service at Hermitage Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Arlington Methodist Church, 1360 Murfreesboro Pike, Nashville, Tennessee 37217.

  • FAMILY

  • E.R. Neely, Sr., Father
  • Annie Walls Neely, Mother
  • Annie May (Bob) Gann, Sister
  • Leslie (Helen) Neely, Sr., Brother
  • Carnelle "Connie" Neely, Wife
  • Jim Agnew, Brother-in-law
  • Les (Deb) Neely, Nephew
  • Kevin (Lori) Neely, Nephew
  • Kris (Jen) Neely, Nephew
  • Cathy (Rick) Arnold, Niece
  • Doug (Kimberly) Arnold, Nephew
  • Becca (Brent) Whitehead, Niece
  • Donna (Greg) Meyers, Niece
  • Shelby (Michael) Maldonado, Niece
  • Nick Meyers, Nephew
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Kevin Neely
  • Kris Neely
  • Les Neely
  • Doug Arnold
  • Brent Whitehead
  • Greg Meyers
  • DONATIONS

  • Arlington Methodist Church

Services

  • Visitation Monday, February 11, 2019
  • Visitation Tuesday, February 12, 2019
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, February 12, 2019
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Biography

Ernest R. Neely, Jr., age 97, died Sat., Feb. 9, 2019, peacefully at home.

He was preceded in death by his parents, E.R. Neely, Sr., and Annie Walls Neely, sister, Annie May (Bob) Gann, and brother, Leslie (Helen) Neely, Sr.

He is survived by his wife of 70+ years, Carnelle (Connie) Neely; brother-in-law, Jim Agnew; nieces and nephews, Les (Deb) Neely, Kevin (Lori) and Kris (Jen) Neely, Cathy (Rick) Arnold, Doug (Kimberly) Arnold, Becca (Brent) Whitehead, Donna (Greg) Meyers, Shelby (Michael) Maldonado, and Nick Meyers.

Ernest retired from Third National / Sun Trust Bank after several years of service. He was a member of the Marine Corp serving in World War II in the South Pacific, and a member of John B. Garrett Lodge #711 and Arlington Methodist Church.

Visitation with the family will be at Hermitage Funeral Home on Mon., Feb. 11, 2019 from 4-7 pm, and Tues., Feb. 12, 2019 from 1-2 pm with the Funeral to follow at 2 pm with Pastor Doug Arnold officiating.
Military Honors and Interment will follow the service at Hermitage Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Arlington Methodist Church, 1360 Murfreesboro Pike, Nashville, Tennessee 37217.