Henry McNelly
March 1861 - November 14, 1940

Henry McNelly, age 79, employee of the City of Chattanooga in the streets and sewers department for the last fifteen years, died at his home, 2300 North Chamberlain Ave. Thursday afternoon.  He is survived by five daughters, Mesdames Houston (Loma) Godfrey,  R.C. (Edith) Reeves, George (Easter) Poole, Cora Pool and Mrs. Beulah Smith, all of Chattanooga.  One brother, Nep McNelly of Daisy; one sister, Mrs. Mary Jane Pasco of Daisy; also twenty-eight grandchildren and three great-grand-children.  The body will be at the residence after 10 a.m. today.


Funeral services will be held at the Chamberlain Ave. Baptist Church at 3 o'clock  tomorrow with the Rev. A. A. McClanahan officiating.


Interment will be in Greenwood cemetery.  Pallbearers:  Jim Wilson, John Riddle, Linton Davis, Thomas L. Boone, Bob Pickens and John Mahaffey.


Arrangements by  R.J. Coulter company.
The Chattanooga Times, November 16, 1940


Submitted by Helen Lillard