Mary Aline McNeese

mary mcneese

April 21, 1941 ~ April 2, 2024

Born in: Smithville, Tennessee
Resided in: Nashville, Tennessee

Mary McNeese – beloved mother, sister and mawmaw, peacefully passed away on April 2, 2024, surrounded by her loving family. She was 82 years old. Her unwavering devotion to her family and her faith in God were evident to all who knew her. She will be deeply missed by all who had the privilege of knowing her. We take comfort in knowing she is now at peace in the loving arms of Jesus.

Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Phil McNeese; and her sister, Edna Moore and other siblings.

She is survived by her three daughters, Kathy Hale, Shelley (Paul) Crosser, and Susan (Daryl) Hodge. She is also survived by 6 grandchildren, Joseph (Anna) Hale, Jara Hale, Philip Creacy, Dillon Hodge, Brenan Hodge, and Becky (Daniel) Hinojosa and 4 great grandchildren, Jayleigh, Ethan, Ian and Jaxson; brother Wayne (Lynn) George.

Visitation with family will be held on Friday, April 5, 2024, from 1PM until 6PM. The going home service will follow at 6PM, all at Christ Family Church located at 2320 Bakers Bridge Road, Goodlettsville, TN.

A private graveside service will be held at Ever Rest Cemetery, in Pleasant View, TN.

Flowers will be accepted after 12PM on Friday, at the church.

Arrangements in the care of Compassion Funeral & Cremation Services, Nashville, TN. (615) 857-995. We proudly remain locally owned and operated.


Visitation: April 5, 2024 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Christ Family Church
2320 Baker Station Road
Goodlettsville, TN 37072

Going Home Service: April 5, 2024 6:00 pm

Christ Family Church
2320 Baker Station Road
Goodlettsville, TN 37072

Private Graveside:

Ever Rest Cemetery

Pleasant View, TN

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  1. Kathy, Shelley and Susan I am so sorry for the passing of your Mom. I will keep you all and your families in my prayers❤️

  2. Kathy you are in my thoughts and prayers. I pray that God gives you and your family peace through this time. I am so sorry for your loss.

  3. My heart goes out to all of the family and friends of the kind Ms. Mary. I didn’t have the honor of knowing her personally, but felt as if I did. Mary’s daughter Kathy shared many lovely moments with me as she kept me updated regularly with details of family events. Mary’s family in the area were so blessed to take trips together and enjoy family gatherings so often. Precious times indeed. May those traditions continue in her honor. Sincerely – Kathy Hale’s Mitratech Team Member, Denise Duncan

  4. Kathy and Family, I am so very sorry for the loss of your precious Mrs. Mary. Even though I never met her, I feel like I know her through Kathy telling us all about her. What a blessing to know she is with Jesus. You all are in my thoughts and prayers. 🙏❤️

  5. She was a wonderful lady I am so sorry for your loss but so grateful for the love and life lessons she has instilled in your family You are in my prayers

  6. So sorry for your loss, Kathy. I know your mother is no longer in pain and is in a much better place but it still hurts to no longer have her here. Just find peace in knowing this is a temporary separation and when you see her again you will be united forever!

  7. Sorry for your loss I’m going to miss her dearly will miss all our phone calls loved her like a sister

  8. We are so sorry for the loss of Sis Mary. We appreciate the memories we have of being in church with her. She was a great christian example. We’re sending if prayers for the whole family. 🙏💙

  9. Saturday hair appointments just won’t be the same! I will miss her and her stories. My love and prayers are with you Kathy, Shelley and Susan and all of the kids. She was a treasure and will be deeply missed by all who knew her. But I am thankful I got 20+ years of knowing her. I’m so happy she is fully healed and with her beloved husband celebrating with her Savior! ❤️

  10. This beautiful woman accepted my daughter and me into her family and was a mawma to her and a great mawma to my grandchildren. She is and was a wonderful, loving soul. My love and prayers to her beautiful family on their loss.

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