November 12, 1930 – February 24, 2017 Byron Neathery passed away Friday, February 24, 2017. Byron was born November 12, 1930 in Whitewright, Texas to Roy and Vee Ball Neathery. Byron married Laura Charlene Thornhill on November 18, 1950 in Whitewright.
Funeral services will be held at 2:30PM Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at Mullican-Little Funeral Chapel in Bells/Savoy, Texas. Mr. Rusty Sherry and Mr. Ken Mullins will officiate. Burial will follow in Pilot Grove Cemetery south of Whitewright.
Byron is survived by his sons Mark Neathery and his wife Cheryl of Whitewright and Tim Neathery and his wife Katrina of North Richland Hills, daughters Patsy Mickelson and husband Mickey of Whitewright, Nancy Dodson and husband Jimmy of Tom Bean and Jan Griffin and husband Jay of Highlands Ranch, Colorado, brother Jack Neathery and wife Ethel of Klondike, TX, sisters Marjorie Grimes of Grand Prairie, June Washburn and husband Ken of Pottsboro, Brynda Clay of Grand Prairie, Jane Bearden and husband John of Ravenna and Linda Knorpp and husband Jim of Fort Worth, 11 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren, brother-in-law Joe Frank Robinson of Pottsboro and sister-in-law Lois Neathery of Granbury.
Byron was preceded in death by his parents, wife Charlene, brother Maurice Neathery, sister Mattie Heed and her husband Ray and sister Anna Bess Robinson.
Byron was a member of Western Heights Church of Christ in Sherman and had retired from Texas Instruments after 36 years of service.
The family will receive friends from 1:00PM until 2:30PM on Wednesday before the service at the funeral home.