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Grace Evelyn Neil

Female 1912 - 2001  (89 years)


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  • Name Grace Evelyn Neil 
    Born 18 May 1912  , Schuyler, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    _UID 3D02DAED980D4CCC8D7C439BCC812FAAD0D6 
    Buried Sep 2001  Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Downing, Schuyler, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 25 Sep 2001  Queen City, Schuyler, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Grace Evelyn Neil Bennett Obituary

      Grace Evelyn Bennett, 89, of Downing, MO, died September 25, 2001 at the Schuyler County Nursing Home in Queen City, MO.

      The daughter of William and Anna Mae (West) Neil, she was born on May 18, 1912 on a farm near Downing, MO.

      On September 20, 1933, she was united in marriage to Floyd Bennett. To this union a daughter, Shirley, was born.

      Survivors include her husband; their daughter, Mrs. Paul (Shirley) Hope of Ottumwa, IA; two granddaughters, Mrs. Mark (Paula) Vaske of Colorado Springs, CO, and Mrs. Chris (Patricia) Neal of Des Moines, IA and three great-grandsons.

      Mrs. Bennett, a life-long resident of the Downing area, was a homemaker. She loved to do crafts and crocheting. She was a member of the Baptist Church of Downing, MO.

      She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Harvey and Bernie Neil and two sisters, Lela Fogle and Edith Burton.

      Funeral services were held September 29, 2001 at the Norman Funeral Home in Lancaster, MO. Reverend Sam Martin, pastor of the Downing Baptist Church officiated. Pallbearers were Joe Farley, Tom Farley, Tim Farley, Charles Comstock, Ellis Speer and Vaughn Fogle. Honorary pallbearers were Mark Vaske and Chris Neal. Interment was in the Pleasant Grove Cemetery, northeast of Lancaster, MO. A memorial has been established for the Pleasant Grove Cemetery. Arrangements handled by Norman Funeral Home of Lancaster, MO.

      Memphis Democrat, October 4, 2001
    Person ID I93582961  7_families
    Last Modified 27 Nov 2013 

    Family Floyd Bennett,   b. 24 Oct 1911, Downing, Schuyler, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 2008, Queen City, Schuyler, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years) 
    Married 20 Sep 1933 
    Children 
    +1. Shirley Bennett
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2012 
    Family ID F32011461  Group Sheet

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