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Clay McNeese

May 29, 1945 — September 23, 2023

Dr. Clay McKinley McNeese, Jr. has entered into to his eternal reward. He was born to Clay & Inez McNeese on May 29, 1945. He volunteered for military service during the Vietnam Conflict and served as a Sergeant in the U.S. Army. He was married on October 8, 1966 to the love of his life, Glenda Grace Bell McNeese, for more than 56 years. After receiving Christ as his personal Saviour, Clay served as song leader and trustee at his home church, Dogwood Valley Baptist Church, until he was ordained into the Gospel Ministry. Theirs was a life of faith as they followed God together and pastored churches in Idaho, Missouri, Tennessee, Georgia & Maryland. Only eternity will tell the impact of Pastor Clay McNeese's life on the lives of those to whom he ministered. Together they raised six children who all serve in full-time ministry today. Their children are Alicia (Chris) Hanks, Dean (Jennifer) McNeese, Jason (Hope) McNeese, Chad (Amy) McNeese, Jonathan (Amy Jo) McNeese & Johannah McNeese. Clay has 16 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Dr. Clay McNeese, Jr went to his eternal home to be with his Lord and Saviour on September 23, 2023.

A Celebration of Life service will be held on Saturday, September 30, 2023, at 10:00 am at Dogwood Valley Baptist Church located at 5296 Dogwood Valley Road, Tunnel Hill, GA 30755 with Dr. Randy Bell & Pastor Wayne Cofield officiating. A graveside service is to follow at Dogwood Valley Baptist Church Cemetery with his eight grandsons serving as pallbearers.

The family will be receiving friends the evening before on Friday September 29, 2023 from 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Dogwood Valley Baptist Church.

You are invited to share a personal memory of Clay or your condolences with his family at his online memorial located at www.companionfunerals.com. Companion Funeral Home of Cleveland and the Cody family are honored to assist the family with these arrangements.

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Visitation

Friday, September 29, 2023

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Saturday, September 30, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

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Graveside Service

Saturday, September 30, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Dogwood Valley Baptist Church Cemetery

5296 Dogwood Valley Road, Tunnel Hill, GA 30755

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