McNeese, Eveyln (Cohutta)

Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Evelyn McNeese
Evelyn McNeese

Evelyn McNeese, age 90, of Cohutta, passed away Monday, May 20, 2019 at her residence. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd McNeese; parents, Loyd and Flora Gordy; sister, Joyce; and brother, Sonny. 

She is survived by five daughters and sons-in-law, Myrtle McNeese of Cohutta, Janette and Fred Greater of Dawnsonville, Judy Petty, Sue and Gerald Stevens, Darlene and Brent Beck, all of Cohutta; two sons, Wayne McNeese and William McNeese, both of Cohutta; 17 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. 

The funeral service will be held Wednesday, May 22, at 2 p.m. at Lee’s Chapel with Rev. Billy Cantrell officiating. 

The family will receive friends at Lee’s Chapel from 12 p.m. until the service time at 2 p.m. 

Burial will be in the Lee’s Chapel Cemetery. 

You may leave the family a message at www.julianpeeples.com

Funeral arrangements are by Julian Peeples Funeral Home, Dalton. For more information, call (706) 259-7455.


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