July 22, 1939—Sept. 3, 2015 Carl L. Neely, 76, of Crossville, passed away Sept. 3, 2015, at University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville. He was born July 22, 1939, in Tazewell, TN, son of the late Fred Neely and Stachie Maude (Carman) Neely. Carl worked as a farmer and was of the Baptist Faith. He is survived by his wife, Anita Louise Neely of Crossville; son, Ricky Neely of Crossville; brother, R.C. Neely (Roberta) of Jamestown; and sister, Shirley Davis of Crossville. In addition to his parents, Carl was preceded in death by his sisters, Linda Walker and Betty Jo Simmons. Funeral services were held at Bilbrey Funeral Home Sept. 6, with Bro. George Wallace officiating. Interment was in Green Acres Memory Gardens. Memorials can be made to the National Kidney Foundation, 30 East 33rd St. New York, NY 10016, or at www.kidney.org, or to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 840692, Dallas, TX 75284-0692 or at www.heart.org. Bilbrey Funeral Home, Inc. (www.bilbreyfh.com) was in charge of the arrangements.
Published on  September 8, 2015