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Neale, Elsie Shirley on Sept 17, 2017

Predeceased in death by her husband of 55 years, Denison Neale. Survived by two children: Denison Neale, Jr. and his wife, Carol of Dublin, Ohio; and Shirley N. Taylor, and her husband, David of Tequesta, Florida and Clayton, NY; her grandson, Nicholas Denison Neale and her brother James Shirley. Also predeceased by her sister-in-law Maenell Shirley, and sister and brother-in-law, Barbara and Frank Lawson of Montgomery, Alabama.

Elsie was born in Abbeville, Alabama, 1923, and graduated from Huntingdon College in Montgomery. She met her future husband, Denison Neale from Cleveland, Ohio, while he was an Army Air Corps flight cadet stationed at Maxwell Field in Montgomery during WW II. They married after he successfully completed his tour in France and Germany as a P-47 Thunderbolt pilot ; lived in Columbus, Ohio for thirty years and later in Valdosta, Georgia. Elsie moved back to Columbus in 2010.

Services are private. Arrangements by C C Van Emburgh Funeral Home, www.vanemburgh.com
Published on September 18, 2017
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