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May 8 1925 December 15 2022
Rowena Elizabeth “Teen” Dunn Neely Buckley, 97 years old, and lifelong Damascus, Virginia resident, went to be with the Lord and her first husband, Wilton Neely, the morning of Thursday, December 15th, 2022 at Valley Rehab in Chilhowie, Virginia. She was surrounded by her two loving children, Eugene Neely and Darlene French. She was the oldest of twelve children, born on May 8th, 1925 to the late Robert Roland and Hattie Blevins Dunn in Damascus, Virginia. She was preceded in death by her husband and father of her children, Wilton Eugene Neely; seven siblings; Opal Dunn, Betty Dunn, Roland Dunn, Juanita Thompson, Catherine Vannoy, Eileen Stewart, and Rance Dunn. She is also preceded in death by her beloved granddaughter, Penny French Garrett, son-in-law, Dennis French; and many in-laws, nieces and nephews. Teen is survived by her son, Eugene Neely and her daughter Darlene French, both of Damascus, Virginia; four grandchildren, Patrick French, Betsy Neely Fritz(Jeff), Robin Neely Dixon (Billy), and Olivia French; 1 grandson-in-law, Todd Garrett; 8 cherished great-grandchildren, Lauren Sauls (Jared), Peyton Garrett (Caitlyn), Reed Dixon, Madison Garrett (Dekota Carrico), Matthew Fritz, Andrew Fritz, Jack Jones, and Allie Dixon; two very special Great-Great Grandchildren, Everly and Eli Sauls. She is survived by four siblings; Wilma Miller, Edd Dunn (Irma), Harold Dunn and Dixie McCracken (Bob Cook); and sisters-in-law, Marty Dunn and Dottie Dunn. Along with many cherished nieces, nephews and friends. Her contagious presence and kindness for others will truly be missed by so many. A special thank you to the extra caring and kind staff of Valley Rehab who took great care of our Granny Teen, it is greatly appreciated from her family. The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM Wednesday, December 21, 2022 at Garrett Funeral Home. The funeral service will follow at 7:00 PM Wednesday in the Riverview Chapel at Garrett Funeral Home with Mr. Jeff Fritz and Pastor David Griffin officiating. The committal service and interment will be conducted at 11:00 AM Thursday, December 22, 2022 at Sunset Memorial Park in Damascus, VA. Pallbearers will be grandsons and nephews. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to the Penny F. Garrett Sarcoma Foundation, P.O. Box 832, Damascus, VA 24236. Condolences for the family may be sent and viewed by visiting www.garrettfuneralhome.com. Ms. Buckley and her family are in the care of Garrett Funeral Home, 203 N. Shady Ave., Damascus, VA 24236; ph.#: (276) 475-3631.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Rowena Elizabeth Teen Dunn Neely Buckley May 8 1925 December 15 2022.
Death notice for the town of: Damascus, state: Virginia