God saw you getting tired,
He did what he thought best;
" He put His arms around you, And said, "
Come and rest."
He opened up His golden gates, On that heartbreaking day;
And with His arms around you,
You gently slipped away. 
It broke our hearts to lose you,
You did not go alone;
A part of us went with you,
The day God called you home.

Please don't mourn for me I'm still here, though you don't see.
I'm right by your side each night and day
and within your heart I long to stay.
My body is gone but I'm always near.
I'm everything you feel, see or hear.
My spirit is free, but I'll never depart
as long as you keep me alive in your heart.
I'll never wander out of your sight-
I'm the brightest star on a summer night.
I'll never be beyond your reach-
I'm the warm moist sand when you're at the beach.
I'm the colorful leaves when fall comes around
and the pure white snow that blankets the ground.
I'm the beautiful flowers of which you're so fond,
The clear cool water in a quiet pond.
I'm the first bright blossom you'll see in the spring,
The first warm raindrop that April will bring.
I'm the first ray of light when the sun starts to shine,
and you'll see that the face in the moon is mine.
When you start thinking there's no one to love you,
you can talk to me through the Lord above you.
I'll whisper my answer through the leaves on the trees,
and you'll feel my presence in the soft summer breeze.
I'm the hot salty tears that flow when you weep
and the beautiful dreams that come while you sleep.
I'm the smile you see on a baby's face.
Just look for me, I'm everyplace!

Willis "Alvin" Neely, departed this life on August 30,2003, at the Upper Chesapeake Hospital in Bel Air, Maryland. Al, as he was fondly called was born in Greenville, SC, on March 27, 1943 to the late Willis Alvin Neely, Sr. and Janie Brooks.

Al attended Sterling High School, in Greenville. Leaving Greenville to move to Baltimore, Maryland in 1961, he attended trade school there. He became a maintenance supervisor and worked for Harford Senior Housing for 17 years. He love to do work with his hands.

Al had a special love for people, (especially for those who were down trodden). He loved to feed the homeless and take care of those less fortunate.

Some of his hobbies were bowling, cooking, playing the congos, fishing and playing with the grand and great-grandchildren. He was Very outspoken, but love to make everyone laugh.

Al attended the Evangelistic Church of Deliverance, were he gave his life to the christ and served under Pastor Patricia Pringle until he was called home by the Lord. He loved reading his bible and discussing the word of God.

Al leaves to cherish his memory, a devoted wife of 27 years, Evang. Barbara Neely,
mother -in-law, Sis. Audrey Simpson, 9 sons, Brian, Mark, Dwayne, Cortlandt, Patrick, Stevie, Vasie, Marcus, and Anthony, 5 daughters Lesley, Clara, Lola, Denice and Delores. 3 adopted daughters, Monique, Latasha and Tisha, 8 sisters Mazie, Bennett, Melvina Lewis, Carole Neely and Shirley Neely of Greenville, SC, Barbara Warmack and Rose Marie Turk of St. Augustine, Fl, and Geraldine McDaniel of Baltimore, Maryland, 3 brothers Walter Brooks, of Greenville, SC, John R. and Marvin "Skeeball" Neely of Baltimore, Maryland and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

We will always love and miss you Pop.

The Grandchildren and Great-Grandchildren

Patricia, Niketta, Robert, Joel, Trayvon, Tyree, Audrey, Cortlandt Jr, Sharon, Whitney, Shaque, Jenniffer, Cameron, Shanise, Marcus III, Raymere, Evashti, Shanae, Cameron, Camari, Iniece, Hassaun, Jr, Ly'Quel, Ali, Alana, and Lytiarra.

I was not able to get everyone photo

If you would like to add a photo please email them to me at

I would like to thank
Global Friends and Neighbors
for this lovely award for pop's page

Global Friends and Neighbors

Cards to the family

This page was made by Lola Watkins In Loving Memory of Pop
The fish tank was place on this page in memory of pop loving to go fishing