Funeral services for Stella Stevens McNeil will be held Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 10 a.m. at Rose-Neath Funeral Home Chapel in Minden, Louisiana with Bro. Fred Wideman officiating. Interment will follow at Gardens of Memory Cemetery in Minden. The family will receive friends from 5 until 7 p.m. Monday, March 12, 2018 at Rose-Neath Funeral Home.
Stella was born July 21, 1925 in Akers, Kansas and entered into rest March 10, 2018 in Minden, Louisiana.
She was preceded in death by her parents; first husband, Loren Stevens. and step-daughter, Pamela Martin.
She is survived by her husband, James H. McNeil, Jr. of Minden; daughters, Doris Short of Colorado Springs, Colorado and Betty Brown and husband Bill of Minden; step-daughter, Susan Sexton and husband Randy of Shongaloo, step-son, Jimmy McNeil and wife Nancy of Marlow, Oklahoma; sister, Edna Magum of Jackson, Georgia; brother, Lyle Allen of Philipsburg, Kansas; grandchildren, Linda Addison, Kevin Short, and Joseph Short, Sr., great grandchildren, Alexia Short, Joseph Short, Jr., Caleb Short, Laruen Short, and Levi Short and great great- grandchildren, Isaiah and Adriana Keeley and step-grandchildren, Jim Helms, Taryn Martin, Sheley Morrison, Rodger Sexton,II, Halley McNeil and great-step grandchildren, Rebecca and Ryan Helms, Tyler Martin, Ashley Grace, Tanner, and Trey Sexton, Kaylene Fincher, and Mary and Shane McNeil.
The family extends special thanks to Regional Hospice and caregivers, Sherri Powell and Pat Nailon.
Rose-Neath Funeral Home
211 Murrell Street
Minden, Louisiana 71055