Tuesday, February 25th, 2014
Karen M. McNelly, 66, of Celina, passed away Feb. 24, 2014, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys.
She was born June 29, 1947, in Logan County, to Earl and Betty Engle. On Oct. 16, 1966, she married Thomas R. McNelly, who died Nov. 16, 2002.
Surviving are three sons and a daughter, Heath (Susan) McNelly, New Baltimore, Mich., Hewe (Stephanie) McNelly, Greenville, Holt (Lisa) McNelly, Celina, and Hope (Timothy) Stanley, Rockford; seven grandchildren; and a brother, Charles "Dean" Engle, Springfield.
Preceding her in death were a brother, David Engle, and her parents.
A graduate of Logan Hills High School, she was a homemaker and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and her dog, "JD."
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at W.H. Dick & Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home, Celina, with Chaplain Mark Ridgeway officiating. Burial will follow at Mercer Memory Gardens, Celina.
Calling is noon until the time of services Thursday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be expressed at dickandsonshellwarthfh.com.