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Mary Lou Neeb, 89, passed away on Saturday, September 10, 2016 at home in Gilmer, TX with her family by her side. Visitation with the family will be this morning from 10:00a.m. to 11:15a.m. at Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home, 5701 Hwy 277 South, Abilene, TX. Graveside services will immediately follow in Elmwood Memorial Park Cemetery, 5750 Hwy 277 South. She was born January 8, 1927 in Ft. Worth, TX to Hubert and Myrtle Shanklin. Mary Lou married Billy T. Neeb on November 16, 1944. She was a devoted wife and mother and loved her family and friends. She also loved singing and crocheting. Mary Lou retired from the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture after 25 years and moved to Gilmer in 2006. The many years that she lived in Abilene, she was an active member of Caps United Methodist Church and Fairmont United Methodist Church. After moving to Gilmer, she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Gilmer, TX and was a member of the Martha Sunday School Class and the Prime Time Choir. Preceding her in death were her husband, Billy T. Neeb; and a grandson, Randy Noll. Survivors include her four children and their spouses. Linda and Danny Noll of White Oak, TX, Judy and Nick Moore of Gilmer, TX, Tommy and Angela Neeb of Tuscola, TX , and Pattie and Don Grote of Mason, TX. She has 17 grandchildren and spouses; and 25 great-grandchildren.
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