Mamie Louise (Galloway) McNeely

May 17, 1942 ~ August 6, 2019 (age 77)


Mrs. Mamie Louise Galloway McNeely, age 77 departed this life on, August 6, 2019 at her home in San Tan Valley, Arizona, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Davidson County, on, May 17, 1942 to the late Jinnie Mae Simpson and Howard Galloway, Sr. She was a graduate of R. A. Clement High School, and was last employed in accounts payable with Bashas Grocery Store. She was a member of Centergrove Road Church of Christ, Kannapolis, NC.

She was preceded in death by her husband Rufus Henry McNeely, Sr., her brother, Howard Galloway, Jr; mother-in-law, Lucille McNeely and brother-in-law, Billy McNeely.

She is survived by her son, Rufus H. McNeely, Jr. and wife Linda of Arizona, her daughter, Sheila McNeely of the home in Arizona, grandchildren; Quinton, Jordan, Adrienne, and Tayden; Five sister-in-laws; Viola Knox Galloway, Cleveland, NC, Martha Wonson, St. Albans, NY; Doretha McNeely, Granite Quarry, NC; Sandra McNeely-Hines, Kannapolis, NC and Evelyn Faye Scott, Charlotte, NC; brother-in-law, Jerry McNeely, Jamaica, NY; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Service: Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at Centergrove Road Church of Christ, 2304 Centergrove Road, Kannapolis, NC, 28083. Visitation: 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Funeral begins at 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Minister Andy Moss, pastor/eulogist is officiating. Committal and burial will follow at 1:00 p.m. at the US National Cemetery, Salisbury. Hairston Funeral Home, Inc. is serving the McNeely family with sincere compassion and care. Online condolences may be sent to





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