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Ellen Thompson McNeill

September 24, 1930 September 2, 2017
Ellen Thompson McNeill
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Obituary for Ellen Thompson McNeill

Ellen Thompson McNeill
Ellen Thompson McNeill, age 86, of Americus, died at her residence Saturday, September 2, 2017. A native of Norman Park, she was born September 24, 1930, the daughter of the late Alexander and Lillie Mae Thompson. Ellen was raised as a “city girl” in Cairo, GA. While earning a degree in Home Economics at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton, she met and soon married John Ansley McNeill. Ellen then spent 68 years as a “farm girl”. She raised two children, and loved six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. She was known throughout our community for her dedication to her faith and family and friends, and for her cooking!

Funeral Services will be held Monday, September 4, 2017, at 11:00 AM at Salem United Methodist Church with Rev. Mark Carter officiating. The family will receive friends Monday, September 4, 2017, at 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM at Salem United Methodist Church. Burial will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers include Jess McNeill, Will Souther, Myles Alexander, Chuck Carson, Kevin Kilgore and Bob McNeill. The family suggests memorial contributions be made Salem United Methodist Church, 903 Upper River Rd., Americus, Ga. 31709.
Survivors include a daughter, Martha Souther of Douglas; a son, John McNeill, Jr.; six grandchildren, Casey Kilgore(Kevin), Megan Carson(Chuck), Jess McNeill(Meribeth), Ansley Alexander(Myles), Anna Rose Souther and Will Souther; and eight great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Ansley McNeill, Sr.

Previous Events

Visitation

Monday

4

Sep

10:00 AM 9/4/2017 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 9/4/2017 11:00:00 AM
Salem UMC

903 Upper River Rd.
Americus, GA 31709

One hour prior to service.

Salem UMC
903 Upper River Rd. Americus 31709 GA
United States

Service

Monday

4

Sep

11:00 AM 9/4/2017 11:00:00 AM
Salem UMC

903 Upper River Rd.
Americus, GA 31709

Salem UMC
903 Upper River Rd. Americus 31709 GA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Oak Grove Cemetery Final Resting Place

Rees St.
Americus, GA 31709

Rees St. Americus 31709 GA
United States
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