Thomas McNeese


MONTICELLO — Thomas Junior “Red” McNeese, 81, of Monticello, passed away Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at his home. He was born February 5, 1931 in Mammoth Spring, Ark.

He was a retired mechanic and a member of First Baptist Church in Monticello. He was the son of the late Robert Thomas McNeese and Nellie Lorraine King McNeese and was also preceded in death by his wife, Donie McNeese; two brothers, Frank and Billy Joe McNeese; and one sister, Carolyn Bentley.

Survivors include one son, Thomas Eugene McNeese of Monticello; two daughters, Janice Adams and Betty Jane Roberson both of Monticello; one brother, Richard “Sonny” McNeese of Sheridan; two sisters, Barbara Ward and Irene Starks, both of North Little Rock; seven grandchildren, seventeen great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Graveside service will be 3:30 p.m. Friday at Oakland Cemetery in Monticello. Memorials to: American Heart Association, 909 W. 2nd, Little Rock, Ark., 72201. Arrangements by Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home. Online guestbook www.stephensondearman.com.