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Beverly J. Neely

August 25, 1926 ~ March 10, 2019 (age 92)

Beverly J. Neely, 92, of Davenport, passed away on March 10, 2019 at Senior Star in Davenport.

            Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m. Noon on Wednesday at McGinnis-Chambers Funeral Home.  Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.  Burial will be at Davenport Memorial Park Cemetery.  Memorials may be directed to Shriners Hospitals for Children.

            Beverly was born on August 25, 1926 in Newton, Iowa, the daughter of Fred and Carrie (Heavlin) Townsend.  On November 22, 1946, she married Allen “Bud” Neely in Bettendorf.  He preceded her in death in 2013.  Prior to her retirement in 1985, Beverly worked 32 years as a bookkeeper and head cashier for National Foods (Randall Foods).  She was a lifetime member of the Bettendorf VFW Auxiliary #9128.

            Those left to honor her memory are her brother-in-law, Rev. Don (Elaine) Neely of South Bend, Indiana; sister-in-law, Sandy Hillis of Macon, Missouri; numerous nieces and nephews; close friends, Leslie O’Melia of East Moline, Illinois, Kathy Symmonds of Davenport, Joyce  Spiegel of Davenport.

            In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by brothers, Francis and Darrell Townsend.

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