Henry McNeil

Published 12:00 am Thursday, February 28, 2008

CLEVELAND – Services for Henry Ralph McNeil, 71, of Boyle, who died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2008, at Bolivar Medical Center, in Cleveland, will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Ray Funeral Home with the Rev. Mark Worsham officiating.
Burial will follow at North Cleveland Cemetery under the direction of Ray Funeral Home in Cleveland.
Visitation will be from noon until service time Friday at the funeral home.
Mr. McNeil was born Nov. 16, 1936, in Natchez, the son of John Clay McNeil Sr. and Wilma Lorene Kimberlin McNeil. He attended Washington High School in Natchez and married Ruth Riser Dec. 30, 1961. He was the manager of Otasco for 15 years and was a sales representative for Lance for 15 years. He attended Calvary Baptist Church in Cleveland. Mr. McNeil loved woodworking and painting.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, Kimberly McNeil Upchurch; and two brothers, John Clay McNeil Jr. and George Thomas McNeil.
Survivors include his wife, Ruth Riser McNeil; one daughter, Deana McNeil Berry and husband, Alan, both of Cleveland; two sisters, Billie Sue Wilson of Pine Bluff, Ark., and Barbara Ann Mingee of Natchez; and five grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Willis Finch, Eddie Finch, Chuck Upchurch, John McNeil, Taylor Berry and Forrest Upchurch.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.