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Posted on May 16, 2013 at 1:00 a.m.

Jan. 27, 1917 - May 9, 2013

NEWTON, Miss. — Lorene V. Neece, 96, of Newton, passed away at 2:45 a.m. Thursday, May 9, 2013, at Senior Center in Bowie, Texas.

She was born Jan. 27, 1917, to the late Jason and Sally (Jordan) Edwards.

She married Edgar W. Neece in 1937 in Duncan, Okla. He passed away on June 17, 1992.

She was a homemaker and helped her husband run Biltmore Studio.

Survivors include her daughter, Carolyn Bender of Goshen, Ind.; son Barry Owen Neece III of Orlando, Fla.; seven grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and sisters Mattie Lee Mixon of Bowie, Mary Lou Hill of Bowie and Sarah Armstrong of Houston.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Edgar Neece, and sisters Sally Heath, Mabel Turner and Lois Shannon.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to noon Tuesday, May 21, 2013, at Waterman Westbrook Clouse Funeral Home. A graveside service will follow the visitation at Prairie Street Cemetery. Richard Barfell of First Baptist Church will be officiating.

She was a former member of First Baptist Church and Friendship Sunday School Class, at the church.

Memorials may be sent to First Baptist Church in Bristol, Ind.