MOUNT VERNON — Icie E. Neely Queen, 93, of Mount Vernon died Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009, at Knox Community Hospital.
Icie was born Jan. 18, 1916, in Wallace, W.Va., to Arless Q. and Rozella (Heldreth) Rogers and moved to the Knox County area in 1943. She had been employed as a supervisor for Ashcraft Janitorial Services at Cooper Energy Services in Mount Vernon. She was a member of the LDS Church in Mount Vernon.
Surviving are her daughter, Janet (Larry) Miller of Mount Vernon; her sons, Everett Burl Neely of Howard, Charles Blaine (Doris) Neely of Danville and Richard (Osa) Neely of Circleville; her son-in-law, Robert Grubaugh of Mount Vernon; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Besides her parents, Icie was preceded in death by her husbands, Robert Hugh Neely and Earnest V. Queen; her daughter, Betty Grubaugh; her son, Archie Warren Neely; two sisters, Opa Reine Bell and Virginia Snow Houssiere; and five brothers, Okey Winter Rogers, Owen Frost Rogers, Archie June Rogers, Ralph Day Rogers and Lloyd John Rogers.
Friends may call Thursday from 1 to 3 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home, 619 E. High St., Mount Vernon. Funeral services will be Friday at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Forest Cemetery in Fredericktown.
Memorial contributions can be made to Interchurch Social Services, P.O. Box 1052, Mount Vernon, OH 43050. To send an online condolence or share a memory of Icie with the family, visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Icie E. Neely Queen.