Ivyl Kay Neeley, 80, of Greencastle IN, passed away on Wednesday Oct 21, 2020 at home with her family by her side. Kay was born in Greencastle, IN at home, the daughter of Daniel B. and Eula May (McAdams) Cooper. She was a 1958 graduate of Belle Union High School. On Oct. 11, 1969 she was married in Muncie by her uncle, Dreek McAdams, to the love of her life, Larry Marvin Neeley.
Kay worked at IBM and Mallorys before pursuing her education and graduating from IUPUI School of Nursing. After nearly 30 years of service as a nurse, she retired from Putnam County Hospital. She was a member of New Providence Baptist Church since 1957. She loved her family whole heartedly and God.
Survivors include her husband of 51 years, a brother, Rudy (Edith) Cooper, Wapanucka, OK; a sister, Paula (Jim) Gray, Poland, IN. Two children: Rhonda (Jim) Fisher Greencastle, IN; Darren (Rachel) Neeley Columbus, IN. Six grandchildren: Tela (Gabby) Fisher, Trista (David) Dilley, Tosha (Ronald) Willard, Rose Neeley, Nick Neeley and Thomas Neeley. Four great grandchildren: Kelsey, Raylea, Matthew and Abby, and many nieces and nephews.
She was proceeded in death by her parents, 2 brothers: Roy Cooper and Bob Cooper; 2 sons: Randy Neeley and Eugene Neeley, and a great grandson: Blake Dilley.
Visitation and funeral services will be held at Whitaker Funeral Home, Cloverdale on Saturday Nov. 7, 2020. Visitation will be from 11am-1pm with funeral services starting at 1pm. Burial will follow the service at New Providence Cemetery. Condolences may be made at www.whitakerfuneralhome.net.
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