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James Arlo Neat, 85, Adair Co., KY (1929-2015)

He was a member of New Hope Separate Baptist Church and a retired farmer. He was a native of Adair County, KY and a resident of the county at the time of his death. He was a member of a large, highly regarded family, the son of hte late Willie Frank Neat and Della Lee Blair Neat. His wife, June Dickerson Neat, survives. He leaves seven direct living descendants.
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Arlo Neat, 85, of Columbia, KY, died Friday, June 26, 2015 at 9:40 A.M. at his home.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at 11amCT, at New Hope Separate Baptist Church, 10761 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY, with Bro. David Coffey officiating. Burial will be in Haven Hill Cemetery, 1276 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY. Visitation after 4pmCT, Tuesday, June 30, 2015, and from 6am-8amCT, Wednesday at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home and after 9amCT, Wednesday at the church.

Arlo Neat, 85, Adair Co., KY (1929-2015)

He was born August 16, 1929, in Neat Hollow, Adair County, KY. He was the son of the late Willie Frank and Della Lee Blair Neat. He died Friday, June 26, 2015, in Columbia, Adair County, KY, at the age of 85 years, 10 months, and ten days.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Rena Disney.

He was a member of New Hope Separate Baptist Church and a retired farmer.

Survivors include the following:
  • His wife: June Dickerson Neat of Columbia, KY

  • Two sons: The Rev. William Jessee (Virginia "Jenny") Neat of Frankfort, KY and Sean (Angie) Neat of Columbia, KY

  • Three grandchildren: William S. (Lisa) Neat of Morgantown, Ashley Neat of Pennsylvania and Jamie Neat of Columbia, KY

  • Two great-grandchildren: Philippa & Iris Nea

  • Several other relatives and friends
In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate a donation to the New Hope Separate Baptist Church which can be left at the funeral home or the church.

Send condolences to the family of Arlo Neat

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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Arlo Neat, 85, Adair Co., KY (1929-2015)

2015-06-29 - 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY - Photo Grissom-Martin Funeral Home.

Arlo Neat, 85, Adair Co., KY (1929-2015)

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