Cover photo for Mary Evelyn McNeely's Obituary
Mary Evelyn McNeely Profile Photo
1931 Mary 2021

Mary Evelyn McNeely

May 27, 1931 — July 18, 2021

Mary Evelyn McNeely, 90, of Fulton, Illinois formerly of Jonesboro, passed away on Sunday, July 18, 2021 at 1:05 pm at Generations at Rock Island.

Evelyn was born May 27, 1931 in Jonesboro the daughter of James Everett and Mary Elizabeth (Mixon) McNeely.

After becoming ill at 8 years old with scarlet fever Evelyn became deaf, completely losing her hearing.  She retired after a career as a baker, she then continued her education becoming a nurse and working in a doctor’s office.

Survivors include her Sisters, Dorothy Lymangrover of Las Vega, Nevada, Barbara Hunt of Lyons, Illinois, several nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, Great great neices and great great nephews.  She is preceded by her Parents, brothers, James and Jess McNeely, sisters, Edna McNeely, Marion Kovalcik and Janet Peterson.

Funeral services will be Sunday, July 25, 2021 at 1:30 pm at Blue Funeral Home in Marion.  Burial will follow in McKinney Chapel Cemetery.  Visitation will be Sunday from 11:30 am until the time of service at the funeral home.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Mary Evelyn McNeely, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Sunday, July 25, 2021

Starts at 1:30 pm (Central time)

Blue Funeral Home (Marion)

1704 N Court St, Marion, IL 62959

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 10

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree