Lee McNeal1

#9470, (2 June 1911 - 5 March 2011)
Relationship2nd cousin 1 time removed of Nelle Belle Bridges
Father*William E McNeal1 (1885 - 1974)
Mother*Bessie Fuller1 (1891 - 1969)


Mary Inez Epperly b. s 1913, d. 1992
Birth*2 June 1911He was born on 2 June 1911 at IllinoisG.1,2 
2 January 1920He appeared on the census of 2 January 1920 in the household of William E McNeal and Bessie Fuller at Millersburg, Mercer Co., IllinoisG, age 8.1 
19 April 1930He appeared on the census of 19 April 1930 in the household of William E McNeal and Bessie Fuller at Duncan, Mercer Co., IllinoisG, age 18.3 
Marriage*21 November 1934He married Mary Inez Epperly on 21 November 1934 at Rock Island, Illinois.2 
29 April 1940He and Mary Inez Epperly appeared on the census of 29 April 1940 at Duncan, Mercer Co., IllinoisG; also Ruth (1.)4 
Death*5 March 2011He died on 5 March 2011 at Aledo, Mercer Co., IllinoisG, at age 99.2 


  1. [S11] 1920 U.S. Federal Census. William (32), b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IA, farmer; Bessie (29), b. and parents b. IL.
  2. [S1676] Qconline.com, The Rock Island Argus and The Dispatch, online www. qconline.com, No publication date given.
    Lee M. McNeal, 99, of Aledo, died Saturday, March 5, 2011, at Aledo Health and Rehab Center.
    Services are 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Fippinger Funeral Home, Aledo.Burial is at Oak Ridge Cemetery, Millersburg. Visitation is 5-7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, where memorials may be left to Oak Ridge Cemetery. Online condolences can be made at www.fippingerfuneralhome.com.
    He was born June 2, 1911, in Millersburg Township, Ill., a son of William and Bessie Fuller McNeal. He attended the local schools and married Mary Inez Epperly Nov. 21, 1934, in Rock Island. She died March 2, 1992. He married Mary Jones Nov. 21, 1992. She died in 1997. He than married Hazel Hunter Sept. 21, 1997.
    Lee was a dairy and grain farmer in Duncan Township most of his life, and was a custodian at Rockridge High School and Apollo Elementary School. He also worked at the ASCS office and was on the board of director's and cared for Oak Ridge Cemetery.
    He was a member of the Mercer County Senior Citizens Center and the Joy Baptist Church. He enjoyed fishing, camping, bird and squirrel watching and traveling to Texas in the winter.
    He is survived by his wife, Hazel; two daughters, Ilene (Bill) Tracy, Mary Lee (Bob) McAlister, all of Aledo; seven grandchildren, Mike (Jami) Tracy, Wichita, Kan., Pam (Jason) Boyd, Albuquerque, N.M., Stephanie (Zach Lerner) Tracy, San Francisco, Calif., John (Candy) Swank, DeeAnn (Jeff) Rush, Aledo, Jeff (Annette) Swank, Herscher, Ill.; 11 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; two wives; a grandson, Steve; and a brother.
  3. [S7] 1930 U.S. Federal Census. William (44), b. and father b. IL, mother b. IA, farmer; Bessie M (40), b. and parents b. IL.
  4. [S346] 1940 U.S. Federal Census. Lee (28), b. IL, farmer; Inez (27), b. IL.