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Frances Marie (Sanders) McNeely

June 16, 1936 ~ May 30, 2020 (age 83)


Frances Marie McNeely, 83 of Vincennes, went to her heavenly home on Saturday, May 30, 2020.

Frances was born June 16, 1936 in Cannelton, IN to the late William Sanders and Helen Thompson Payne.

She was retired from Purdue Farms and worked on the packing line. She enjoyed time with her family and was a wonderful mother, wife, and grandmother.

She is survived by; sons, Allen Mathies of Texas, Bryan Mathies of Oaktown, Jeff Mathies of Vincennes, Tony McNeely of Washington, Andy McNeely (Jeff) of Evansville, Mike Petry of Huntingburg, and Mark Petry of Huntingburg; daughters, Vickie Thompson (Rick) of Bicknell, Chris Fahey (Steve Page) of Bicknell, Brenda Mathies of Vincennes, Donnetta Hook (Tim) of Fairborn, OH, Susie Arthur (Jamie) of Edwardsport, Tammy Grindstaff (Jeff) of Johnson City, TN, Carla White (Jim) of Bicknell, and Clarissa Miller (Ryan) of Washington; brothers, Bob Sanders of South Carolina and Henry Sanders of Rockport, IN; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, and nieces and nephews.

Frances was preceded in death by; parents; one son, Steven Douglas Mathies; two grandsons, Bryan Christopher Thompson, and Bryan Lee Mathies 1 great grandson Jordan Ryan Walls.

Visitation will be on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 from 10:00 A.M. until 11:45 A.M. at Fredrick and Son McClure-Utt Funeral Home, Bicknell Chapel. A graveside service will follow at Asbury Chapel Cemetery, which we will go to in procession. You may leave an online condolence for the family at

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June 3, 2020

10:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Fredrick and Son McClure-Utt Funeral Home Bicknell Chapel
109 East 6th Street
Bicknell, IN 47512

Graveside Service
June 3, 2020

12:00 PM
Asbury Chapel Cemetery

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