Funeral service for James Marvin McNeese, age 82, of Fayetteville, will be conducted at 2 PM Sunday, March 11, 2018 at Higgins Funeral Home with Rev. Tim Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery.
Marvin was born on July 18, 1935 in Franklin County, TN to the late Josephine Colbert and Ernest McNeese. He retired from Genesco, having worked there for about 45 years and was a member of the Fayetteville Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Mr. McNeese loved hunting, fishing, working on the farm, and helping his family or anyone in need. Marvin passed away on March 9, 2018 at his residence, surrounded by his loving family.
Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Marie Crabtree McNeese; son, Mark McNeese and his wife Stephanie of Lynchburg; daughter, Kathy Lindlau and her husband Paul of Monteagle; grandchildren, Hillary McNeese Higginbotham and her husband Jeff of Memphis, Mack Lindlau of Murfreesboro, and Wyatt Lindlau of Chattanooga; and a sister, Brenda Franklin of Fayetteville. In addition to his parents, Mr. McNeese was preceded in death by a sister, Joberta McNeese Clift.
Visitation with the family will be from 12 PM until time of service at 2 PM on Sunday at Higgins Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Fayetteville Cumberland Presbyterian Church or the charity of your choice.
Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of James Marvin McNeese.
So sorry to hear about Mr. McNeese. He was such a nice man. Mrs. Marie, you, Mark, Kathy and the entire family are in our thoughts and prayers.
Marie and family,
You took such good care of him -praying for God’s comfort at this time. Mother sure loved to pick at him
Mark – We are deeply sorry for your loss.
Jon and Christie (Mitchell) Atkins
Marie, so sorry , I know your pain. Please know I would like to help if there is anything I can do. he was a great person to know. My prayers are with you and the family. love to all, Sara Shelton
We were saddened to hear of your loss. Please know that we are keeping you and your family in our thoughts and prayers.
Marie, my deepest sympathy to you at such a sad time. Sending you much love!
I am sorry for your loss. Our family will miss him.
I am so sorry to hear this. Prayers for the entire family