WINCHESTER - Bertha Eunice McNeece, 77, of Winchester died Monday, Oct. 30, 2006, at Laborers Home in Jacksonville.
She was born March 25, 1929, in Beardstown, the daughter of John Luther and Laura Belle Trent McGee. She married William Howard "Pancake" McNeece in 1949 in Jacksonville; he died in 1983. A daughter, Beverly Dawn McNeece, also preceded her in death.
Mrs. McNeece was a certified nurse's aide and worked at Scott County Nursing Center for many years. She was a member of Grace Baptist Church in Winchester.
Survivors: five daughters, Wilma Mattingly of Belknap, Irma Craig of Washington, Gladys McNeece of Winchester, Angelia Thompson of Wayland, Iowa, and Shari Angelly of Jacksonville; four sons, William "Bill" McNeece of Winchester, Leland McNeece of Port St. Lucie, Fla., John McNeece of Belknap and Jess McNeece of Jacksonville; 32 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; 14 great-great-grandchildren; sister, Laura Eileen Randolph of Springfield; three brothers, Donald McGee of Donnelsonville, Ga., Delmer McGee of Riggston and Clinton McGee of Newton; and many nieces and nephews.
Services: 10 a.m. Saturday, Coonrod Funeral Home in Winchester. Burial: Winchester City Cemetery.