|Birth: ||Oct. 24, 1927|
|Death: ||Sep. 16, 2003|
A redhead, Doris Betty Douglas Neely was an only child whose father was a fire chief in Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia. She was born October 24, 1927 in Savannah, the daughter of Elmo F. Douglas and Doris Morgan Douglas. On August 14, 1944 Betty married her high school sweetheart James Robert ("Robbie") Neely, Sr., and they had two sons, James ("Jim") Robert ("Bobby") Neely, Jr. and John Michael ("Mike") Neely. Betty worked as both a secretary at Fort Stewart and as a homemaker. At the time of her death, September 16, 2003, Betty and Robbie lived at 2609 Mississippi Avenue in Savannah. At her request her body was donated to science. Information about her is located in the Neely family plot at Bonaventure Cemetery in Savannah. In addition to her two sons, she is survived by five grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren, and one niece. She died at age 75.
Thanks to the Neely family for so much of this information. Any errors, however, are mine alone. Please go to the "edit" link on this site with any corrections or additions. If a closer relative than I would like to manage this burial site, please let me know.
Elmo F. Douglas (1902 - 1957)
Doris Morgan Douglas (1903 - 1982)
James Robert Neely (1927 - 2007)*
"Body donated to medical science."
Plot: Section L, Plot 355
Created by: Sharlotte Donnelly
Record added: Jan 04, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17291208