SGT TONY A. NEELEY - KIA (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