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Age 26
Sergeant - United States Army
1925 - November 13, 1951

Sgt Tony Neeley was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in South Korea on November 13, 1951. He had been in the service for nearly seven years. He served for 23 months in South Pacific during World War II and had been in Korea since August of 1950.

PARENTS: Wilma and Tony Neeley, Sr.
SPOUSE: Mrs. Rosemary Neeley, 106 South Main, Wood River
CHILDREN: Mary Ann - Age 3
Kathleen - 15 months whom he had never seen. She was born 22 days after he
left the States for Korea.
FAMILY: Sisters - Mrs. Earl McNear of Alton and Mrs. William Cook of Chicago

FUNERAL SERVICES: Held at Marks Mortuary with Rev. C. A. Waggoner of the Pentecostal Church officiating. Military rights were conducted by the Wood River American Legion Post #204

Service # RA36697001