Madelin (Madge) Augusta McNeely, age 100, passed away at 7 a.m.
Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at her home in Commerce, Okla.
She was born on Aug. 28, 1912, in Webb City, Mo., to Arthur and
Gertrude (Hook) Coldwell. At the age of 11, she moved with her
mother and stepfather, James. J. Hulsey, to Picher, Okla. She
remained there until she moved to Commerce in 2007.
She married Chester McNeely on
June 22, 1940. He preceded her in death on May 12, 1999.
She was also preceded in death by one infant brother, Warren
She was a member of New Hope
Christian Church, of Miami.
She is survived by one daughter, Vivian Rardin, of the home;
three grandchildren, Pam Oswald and Leroy Hamilton, of Miami,
Okla., Mike Ward, of Joplin, Mo., and Lisa Jones, of Baxter
Springs, Kan.; and one great-granddaughter, Sophie Jones, of
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29, at the Paul
Home in Miami, with Bill Richey, officiating. Interment will
be in the G.A.R. Cemetery, Miami. Visitation will be held Sunday
afternoon from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the Paul Thomas Funeral Home.