Jean Thorp McNeil Obituary

  • Jean Thorp McNeil
    In Loving Memory of

    Jean Thorp McNeil

    Birth Date: May 12th, 1929 Death Date: Jan 15th, 2016
    Service Date: Jan 23rd, 2016
    Jean Thorp McNeil, 86

    Jean McNeil passed away January 15, 2016 in Austin, TX.

    Born May 12, 1929 in Georgetown, TX to Cecil Walker Thorp and Dorothy Hope Penn Thorp, she graduated from Austin High School in 1947 and in 1952, she earned a degree in History from The University of Texas. On April 7, 1955 Jean married W. T. McNeil who preceded her in death in 2000.

    Jean is survived by two sons, Dan McNeil and his wife Carol of San Antonio, TX , and Will McNeil of Leander, TX, four grandsons, Aaron McNeil of San Antonio, Matt McNeil of Ft Hood, TX , Luke McNeil and Parker McNeil both of Leander, TX., and a sister Ellen Thorp Cooper and her husband Jimmy of Austin, TX.

    Preceding her in death are her parents, Cecil Walker Thorp and Dorothy Hope Penn Thorp, and her sister, Dorothy Ann Thorp McCabe.

    Jean lived in Edna, TX for over 50 years and belonged to the First United Methodist Church of Edna and the Eleanor Brackenridge Literary Club.

    A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am Saturday, January 23, 2016 at Austin-Peel Funeral Home, 607 E. Anderson Lane, Austin, TX, 78752.

    In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Jackson County Helping Hands.

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