Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)


March 20, 2013

Charlene Neill - 1932-2013

CATLETTSBURG — Charlene Rice Neill, 80, of Catlettsburg, passed away Tuesday, March 19, 2013, in King’s Daughters Medical Center in Ashland.

Mrs. Neill was born June 22, 1932, in Catlettsburg, the daughter of the late Cecil and Myrtle Ann Rigsby Rice. She was also preceded in death by her husband, John Neill, in 2000, and a sister, Pauline Matsuo.

Charlene graduated from the Ashland School of Commerce and was office manager and a dispatcher for OK Trucking for more than 30 years. She was an animal lover and especially enjoyed her cats. Charlene loved to shop. She was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include brothers Cecil Rice Jr. (Linda) and Glendon Rice (Sharon), both of Catlettsburg; nieces and nephews Glen Rice Jr. of Catlettsburg, Vicki Rice of Catlettsburg, Kimberly Rice of Kearnsville, N.C., Ryan D. Rice (Jennifer) of Catlettsburg, Dr. Shawn Rice (Camille) of Rogers, Jon T. Matsuo of San Francisco, Calif., and Jonda Matsuo of San Diego, Calif.; and a special friend, Darryl Valentine.

Funeral services for Mrs. Neill will be at 1 p.m. Friday, March 22, 2013, at Kilgore & Collier Funeral Home in Catlettsburg by Pastor Roger Branham. Final rest will be in Rose Hill Burial Park in Ashland.

Visiting hours will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Condolences may be sent to kilgorecollierfuneralhome.com.

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