Betty Neely, 80
Betty Ruth Neely, 80, of Lucasville, died Saturday, March 9, 2013, at Southern Ohio Medical Center.
She was born Aug. 7, 1932, in Portsmouth, a daughter of the late Walter and Elizabeth Neff Loper. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith.
She is survived by two daughters Elizabeth “Susie” Neely and Betty Ruth Neely II both of Ashland, Ky.; a niece with whom she made her home, Carol Neely of Lucasville; and several additional nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, Harrison “Kink” Neely, Feb. 6, 2012; two brothers George and Melvin Loper; and two sisters, Minnie Neely and Elfie Barton.
Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Thursday, March 14, 2013, at the McKinley Funeral Home in Lucasville with Bob Alexander officiating. Burial will follow in Lucasville Cemetery. Friends may call 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.