Ava Jean McNece

July 9, 1930 - July 20, 2015
Ava Jean McNece


Ava Jean McNece, age 85, of Wilmington, passed away on Monday, July 20, 2015.

She was born July 9, 1930 in Mason County, West Virginia, the daughter of the late William Boyd Dailey and Anna Mae Blake Dailey.

Together with her parents she was predeceased by her husband Junior McNece.

Ava is survived by her children Robert (Helen) Keyser, Ernie (Anna) Keyser, Tony (Carolyn) Keyser and Cynthia (Jim Ed) Azbell; ten grandchildren; one great granddaughter Zoe Azbell; her brother Charles (Jo) Dailey; and two nieces.

The family will gather for an inurnment service at 1:00 PM on Saturday, August 1, 2015 at the White Chapel Memorial Gardens, US Route 60, Midland Trail, Barboursville, WV 25504.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S.41st Street Wilmington, NC 28403. 910.791.9099.


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  • July 24, 2015
    Kim Pivetta says:
    So sorry for your loss You have our deepest sympathy in the passing of your mom. She was a wonderful person and a lot of fun. We are thinking about you all. Rest in Peace.

  • July 25, 2015
    Connie Keyser says:
    Cyndi, Tony, Bobby and Ernie: I am so very sorry about the passing of Aunt Jean. She was always my aunt, even after the divorce. She always treated me great and let me know she loved me. I loved her so much. Please know that you all are in my prayers. I love you all. Connie

  • August 02, 2015
    Jennifer and Daniel Hill says:
    I love to spend a day talking with Jean; she was such a sweet lady. We are always thinking about you, Jason Azbell. With love and Sumpathy your friends Jen and Dan Hill