Clay Neill, 56, of Brownfield passed away Tuesday, February 17, 2009 in Lubbock. Graveside Services will be at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, February 19, 2009 at the Terry County Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Brownfield Funeral Home. Memorial Services will follow at 1:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church with Rev. Randy Land officiating.
Clay was born on October 5, 1952 to Almos and Geneva Neill in Lamesa. He moved with his family to Brownfield in 1959. He attended schools in Union and Brownfield graduating from Brownfield High School in 1971. He married Cynthia Sue Williams on March 8, 1974 in Meadow. He worked as a farmer for 35 years in Terry County. Clay was a member of the Wellman Volunteer Fire Department where he served as chief. He also served on the Brownfield Farmer's Co-Op and Loop Co-op Gin Boards, the Wellman School Board.
Clay is survived by his wife, Cynthia Neill of Brownfield; his mother, Geneva Neill of Brownfield; 3 sons, Clint Neill and his wife Rhonda of Brownfield, Gabe Neill and his wife Kristen of Brownfield and Cliff Neill of Brownfield; 2 grandchildren, Hunter and Bailey Neill of Brownfield; 3 brothers, Keith Neill and his wife Leslie of Brownfield, Eddie Neill and his wife Regina of Brownfield and Brad Neill and his wife Linda of Abilene and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family will have vistitation from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 18, 2009 at the Brownfield Funeral Home.