Johnson City Press Monday, September 1, 2014


Published July 18th, 2013 11:08 pm

Mr. Carl Franklin McNeese, age 67, Jonesborough, passed away Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at the Community Living Care at the Veterans Administration.
Mr. McNeese was born in Washington County and son of the late Joseph Allen & Trula Jane Higgins McNeese. He was also preceded in death by two infant sisters and a sister, Mary Ruth Arrowood, in December, 2012.
Mr. McNeese was a United States Army Veteran, serving in Vietnam. He received the National Defense Service Medal and Vietnam Service Medal.
He retired from Hoover and had worked in Dietary Department at the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center.
He enjoyed camping and fishing, especially at Tellico Lake.
Survivors include a brother, John Allen McNeese; nieces, Lesia Willis, Unicoi, Patricia Sneed, Erwin, Victoria Nehls, Virginia, Stephanie Enriquez, Virginia; nephews Danny Coffie, Erwin, Randy Coffie, Erwin; and other great and great-great nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted at 7:00 p.m. Sunday, July 21, 2013, at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home with Pastor Craig Shelton and Pastor Kevin Laws officiating.
The family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Sunday prior to the service and other times at his residence.
Interment services will be conducted at 10:45 a.m. Monday, July 22, 2013, at Mountain Home National Cemetery. Pallbearers will be family & friends.
Memorial donations may be made to the Relay for Life Team “Nanny’s Roses” at the American Cancer Society, 508 Princeton Rd., Johnson City, TN 37601.
Condolences may be sent to the McNeese family online at
Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Jonesborough, 753-3821