Julie Ann Neely

January 16, 1953 - June 6, 2022

Julie Ann Neely

Julie Ann Neely, age 69, of Mt. Vernon, Missouri, passed away at 10:55 a.m. on Monday, June 6, 2022, at her home. She was born January 16, 1953, in Monett, Missouri, the daughter of Tom and June (Barnes) Haase.

Julie came to know the Lord, and Savior, at an early age and was a member of the Chesapeake Baptist Church. Julie was a 1971 graduate of Mt. Vernon High School.

On June 2, 1972, she married Brent Neely. He preceded her in death on September 30, 2019.

Julie was a wonderful wife, mother, and grandma. She was adored by her grandchildren. She loved God and her family. Julie will always be remembered for her smile and hard work. Along with being a long-time wife of almost 50 years, she was a secretary for 30 years at the Silgan can factory in Mt. Vernon, before it closed.

Julie is survived by her son, Clint Neely and his wife, Sharon, of Miller, Missouri; one daughter, Betsy Lusk of Mt. Vernon; five grandchildren, Kendall, Conner and Mason Neely and Lucy and Willa Lusk; two brothers, Tom Haase and his wife, Mary and John Haase and his wife, Lisa and her sister, Susan Carter and her husband, Doug.

Julie was preceded in death by her parents, Tom and June; husband, Brent, and her grandparents.

Per Julie’s request, no funeral services are planned. A private graveside will be held at a later date at the Mt. Vernon IOOF Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made payable to the Children’s Miracle Network or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, in care of the funeral home.