Vicki L. Neely, 65 of Mt. Clare, died at her residence on Monday, November 8, 2021. She was born on May 14, 1956, in Alton to James Lafferty and Anna (Emery) Lafferty.
She married Merle Joseph Neely on June 24, 1972, in Godfrey. He preceded her in death on December 19, 2017. She was a retired LPN. Vicki loved her dogs, camping and family.
She is survived by her sisters, Julie A. (Ricky) Hearn of Gillespie and Renee J. (Darin) Roady of Alton; brothers, James E. (Teena) Lafferty Jr. of Gillespie, Chris A. (Ronna) Lafferty of Brighton, and Richard E. (Jamie) Lafferty of Shipman; sisters in law, Linda (Dale) Reels of Carlinville, Lisa (John) Katava of Wilsonville, and Billie Jo Centers of Decatur; brothers in law, David Neely of Riverton and Timothy (Andrea) Neely of Mt. Clare; and several nieces and nephews.
Vicki was preceded in death by her parents; spouse; children, Paul Joseph Neely, III, Brandy Marie Neely, and Billy James Joseph Neely; and brother in law, Greg Centers.
Private family services will be held. Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie is in charge of the arrangements.