Our hearts are filled with grief at the passing away of Mrs. Madelyn McNeley. She entered into the gates of larger life on Monday January 24, 2011 A.D.
Rest eternal grant unto Mrs. Madelyn O Lord and let Light perpetual shine upon her. May she rest in peace. Amen.Mrs. Madelyn McNeley was a great and dedicated member of the Diocese of Holy Trinity and Great Plains and a wonderful inspiration to all. A magnificent example of what all a lady could do to for the church and diocese; Sunday School Teacher, Altar Guild, Secretary to Bishop McNeley and many other duties while being an exemplary and affable spouse of Bishop McNeley.
You will be dearly missed Mrs. Madelyn but we hope to meet with you someday in heaven, joining you in singing His praise and glory.
Here is Mrs. Madelyn’s most cherished of hymns from the 1940 Hymnal.
Madelyn Elizabeth McNeley, 82, of Fort Scott, Kan., passed away Monday, Jan. 24, 2011 at the Mercy Health Center.
She was born May 26, 1928 in Drywood, Kan., the daughter of Ray Allison and Edna Parilee (Vassar) Picht.
She married James R. McNeley Dec. 26, 1956 in Fort Scott, Kan.
Survivors include her husband, James, of the home; two daughters, Gina (McNeley) Karleskint and husband Jack, of Fort Scott; and Mary McNeley of Grants Pass, Ore.; a sister, Maudine Picht, of Fort Scott; six grandchildren, Matthew Karleskint and wife Kati (Todd), Douglas Karleskint and wife Kyla (Boots), Michael Karleskint, Aaron Stetz, Leif Stetz, and Meghan Stetz; and two great-grandchildren, Alli Karleskint, and Jadin Karleskint.
Madelyn was preceded in death by her parents.
Following cremation, Right Rev. Leo Michael will conduct the Requiem Mass 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 28, 2011 at the All Saints Anglican Church in Chicopee, Kan., under the direction of the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the All Saints Anglican Church and left in the care of the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home, 15 W. Wall St., P.O. Box 309, Fort Scott, Kan., 66701.
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