Mrs. Mary Jean McNeese, age, 71, of Trion, GA died Saturday, January 28, 2012 at her residence.

Mrs. McNeese was born May 9, 1940 in Summerville, GA, the daughter of the late Lewis and Bertha Freeman McGraw. She was a homemaker and a member of Living Water Ministries. Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Brenda Lee Overbay; sister, Wanda Gladney; and a brother, Carl McGraw.

Survivors include her husband, Jerry L. McNeese; children, Danny Overbay, Kevin McNeese, Darlene Lloyd, Karen McNeese, Jerrie Lynn McNeese, and Carla Wade; sisters, Pat Campbell and Judy Crabtree; 12 Grandchildren; and 5 Great Grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p. m. Tuesday, January 31, 2012 at Mason Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Gary Brown and Rev. Billy Wright officiating. Burial will follow in West Hill Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Britt Carpenter, Jeremy Overbay, Chase Francisco, Dylan Ratliff, Sean Willingham, and Kelo Sagram.

Mrs. McNeese will be in state at Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends from 5:00 until 8:00 p. m. Monday, January 30, 2012.