Sarah Wood <I>Keller</I> McNeil

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Sarah Wood Keller McNeil

  • Birth 31 Oct 1908 Toone, Hardeman County, Tennessee, USA
  • Death 2 Oct 2011 Farragut, Knox County, Tennessee, USA
  • Burial Toone, Hardeman County, Tennessee, USA
  • Memorial ID 77684017

Sarah Wood Keller McNeil

Mrs. McNeil age 102, of Knoxville, passed away Sunday morning, October 2, 2011, at Summit View of Faragut.

Born in Toone, TN, October 31, 1908, she was the daughter of Tillman J., Sr. and Abigail Marsh Keller. She was the widow of Hall McNeil, Sr., who passed away June 25, 1980. Living in Toone most of her life she spent about 10 years in Jackson, TN , and lived in Knoxville these last 12 years. She was a former member of the Association of the Preservation of Tennessee Antiquities (APTA), the Tuesday Literary Club, a member of Farm Bureau since 1961, the Toone Senior Citizens and the Ruritan Club. She loved gardening and working with flowers, and travelling with the senior citizens. Mrs. McNeil taught school, farmed and was a retail business owner; and was a faithful member of the Toone Baptist Church while residing there.

Survivors include 2 sons Hall McNeil, Jr. and wife Pamela and Mack McNeil and wife Bettye all of Knoxville; a son-in-law, James Garner of Lakeland, TN; a sister, Ruth Clutts of Memphis; 9 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and 16 great-great grandchildren. In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by a daughter, Peggy Garner, 4 brothers, Tillman, Jr. (Till), Marvin, Joe and Frank Keller.

Graveside services will be held at 3 PM Thursday, October 6, 2011 at Rainy Cemetery near Toone, TN with Kenny Spray officiating.

Shackelford Funeral Directors of Bolivar were in charge of the services. In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to Toone Baptist Church, PO Box 96, Toone, TN, 38381 or Hospice Caris Health Care, 130 Mabry Hood Road, Knoxville, TN. 37922.


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  • Created by: Glenda Rowland
  • Added: 5 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 77684017
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sarah Wood Keller McNeil (31 Oct 1908–2 Oct 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 77684017, citing Rainey Cemetery, Toone, Hardeman County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Glenda Rowland (contributor 47074600) .